John “Juan” Gonzales, 85

John “Juan” Gonzales: 85 gained his heavenly reward on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Globe Arizona.

John was born March 17, 1932 in Globe, Arizona to Antonio and Candida Gonzales. He graduated from Globe High School and served his country honorably in the US ARMY for 2 years.  Returning to Arizona he worked at the San Manuel mine for 3 years.  Then at the Globe High school as a custodian and maintenance till he retired.  He was a member of the local VFW and the American Legion.  His close friends called him “Compa”. He was a life time member of the Devine Presbyterian Church in Miami, Arizona.

John is survived by his siblings: Robert (Dorothy) Gonzales, Henry (Petra) Gonzales,

Livi Watts – Gonzales, Jimmy Gonzales and several nieces and nephews have loved and will miss him.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Antonio and Candida Gonzales, his sisters: Lillie Keir – Gonzales and Mary Gonzales and brother: Tony Gonzales whom he loved. 

Vigil for John will be on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Bulman Miles Funeral Services at 237 S. Sutherland St. Globe, Arizona, 85501.  Visitation is at 9 a.m. Wednesday November 29, 2017 at Bulman Miles in Globe with the services to follow at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Globe Cemetery in Globe, Arizona following the funeral services.

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