Edward A. “Tony” Gonzales, 52, of Thornton, passed away Dec. 5, 2012, in Thornton. He was born April 6, 1960, in Denver, to Edward and Mary Henrietta (Castillo) Gonzales. He attended schools in Brighton and graduated from Brighton High School. He married Melody Eastwood Nov. 28, 1980, in Brighton.
Tony is survived by his wife, Melody, of Thornton; mother, Mary Henrietta Gonzales, of Fort Lupton; sons, Michael Gonzales, Edward Gonzales, Jr. and Christopher Gonzales, all of Thornton; daughters, Malinda (David) Roth, of Commerce City, and Heather Gonzales, of Thornton; siblings, Edward (Patricia) Gonzales, of Brighton, Manuel Gonzales, of Commerce City, Shirley Nunn, of Fort Lupton, Joann (Jaime) Garza, of Fort Lupton, and Rubin (Crystal) Gonzales, of Thornton; grandchildren, Sean Garcia, Leora Garcia, Skyler White, Kole Cooper, Aspen Gonzales, Anthony Gonzales, Jr. and one on the way. Other survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ed Gonzales, Sr. in 1987 and his sister, Cynthia Nunez in 1994.
Visitation was Dec. 10, 2012, at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home in Brighton. A Rosary service followed Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.