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Gonzales, Marshall Raymond "Ray"

August 20, 1955 –
 July 25, 2021


    Richard Gonzales
    20 Sep 2021

    I love you dad. Rest In Peace.

    Tammy Kirkham
    20 Sep 2021

    My heart and prayers go out to Michelle and the rest of the family. Me, Michelle, and Ray went on a few adventures together, always having fun no matter what we did. He was greatly loved and will be deeply missed.

    Emily Salomon
    20 Sep 2021

    I love you brother I know your walking the streets of gold and you are now in the presence of God. I will see you again

    David Gonzales Jr
    20 Sep 2021

    Im so sad& sorry to hear about my Uncle Ray. Im just barely hearing about this now. I have some memories of him from when he first moved back to San Leandro Ca from Georgia. As a kid i use to laugh at him because he had a country accent. I lived in San leandro myself so i was in the neighborhood alot and was around him alot. He was one of the uncles that looked like my dad. As time went on and when my grandparents passed away, all the uncles& aunts went their own way & i never saw my Uncle Ray anymore or the rest of the family pretty much. So hearing this news almost 2 months later is pretty sad for me. Uncle Ray was a cool guy. He was always good to me even though he didnt really know me. Rest in peace Uncle Ray

    22 Sep 2021

    Your journey home away from me has fractured my heart however it overflows with love and amazing memories of everything we did during our 25 years together. I will love you always…

    Bill and Gloria Wheeler
    22 Sep 2021

    You never said I’m leaving you never said goodbye. You were gone before we knew it and only God knows why. In life I love you dearly in death I love you still. In my heart I hold a special place for you my brother Ray that only you can feel. It broke my heart to lose you brother but you didn’t go alone a part of me went with you the day God took you home.

    Georgia Young
    23 Sep 2021

    Ray you were only with us for a short time but you will be missed. Rest in peace.

    Belva Crosby
    28 Sep 2021

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. We had some good & funny memories whenever we were searching for your home that I won’t ever forget!!

    Hunter Richardson
    29 Sep 2021

    What a blessing it has been to be Ray’s neighbor. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to those closest to Ray.

    Ken Abreu
    1 Oct 2021

    I have good memories of Ray. When my two sons and I spent a couple of days with him and Michelle. He was a good man and will be missed.

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