Rosalio Martinez Gomez, 92, died on Thursday, April 13, 2009.

He was born on Sept. 4, 1916 in Corpus Christi to Gil and Cruz Martinez Gomez. He was an owner and operator of a trucking company. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Lucia Rodriguez and Candelaria Villarreal; and his brother, Gil Gomez Jr.

Survivors include his children, Irene (Joe) Cavazos, Esther (Carlos) Cavazos, both of Corpus Christi, and Cruz Gomez of Robstown; his stepchildren, Robert Lee Arredondo of Corpus Christi, Roy Arredondo, Bruno (Norma) Arredondo, both of Robstown, and Rachel Zapata of Cuero; two sisters, Beatrice Sanchez of Robstown, and Vicenta Pena of Houston; his niece, Gilma (Juan) Delgado; six grandchildren, Vanessa Cavazos, Carlos "CJ" Cavazos Jr., Matthew Buentello, Cruz Arredondo, Charles Arredondo and Cody Arredondo; one great-grandson; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 16, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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