June 18, 1951 – February 8, 2018
Thomas “Gonzo” Gonzales, 66, Noblesville, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on June 18, 1951 to the late Bennie and Vivian (Champe) Gonzales in Noblesville.
Thomas was a consumer order worker for Duke Energy where he retired in 2014. He was a member of Noblesville First Church of the Nazarene. He was an avid fisherman and mushroom hunter, an amazing cook and enjoyed traveling and gardening vegetables and flowers. Thomas loved following the Cincinnati Reds, Indianapolis Pacers and Indianapolis Colts, and he was a Dale Earnhardt Sr. fan. He also played baseball at Noblesville High School and softball for the Duke Energy team. Thomas was ornery but had a great sense of humor. He was a man of a thousand words, but he would give you his heart.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Brenda Gonzales; daughters, Nicole Gonzales (Craig Reed) and Lauren Gonzales (fiancé Thomas Spandau); brother, Franklin Douglas Gonzales; brother-in-law, Brent Fulton (Karen); and nieces, Emily Uebel (Larry) and Kathleen Fulton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, Noblesville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the funeral home, with Rev. Robert L. Donham officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46250; or American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-1242.
Calling: 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16
Service: 11 a.m. Feb. 17
Location: Randall & Roberts Funeral Center