PAULDING – Alfonso S. Gonzales Jr., age 48, died Sunday, May 17.

He was born Aug. 5, 1971 son of Rose Marie (Vallejo) and the late Alfonso S. Gonzales Sr. He was a member of Paulding VFW Post #587 and the Paulding Eagles #2405.

He is survived by his mother, Rose Marie Gonzales, Paulding; son, Alfonso Gabriel Gonzales, Paulding; sisters, Cecilia (Tacho) Avila, Nappanee, Ind., and Vanessa Gonzales, Paulding; brothers, Sam Gonzales and Ralph Gonzales both of Paulding; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. He will be laid to rest in Paulding Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be conducted 12 noon until time of services on Tuesday. For those wishing to attend, we ask that you maintain social distancing and encourage responsible virus protection measures while offering the family support.

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In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the family C/O Sylvia Garcia