Gregorio Galvan

November 1, 1947 - March 29, 2023
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Gregorio Galvan, 75, known to all as Goyo, entered into eternal rest, Wednesday, March 29, 2023.  Mr. Galvan was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He proudly served his Country in 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper for the U.S Army. His life was full of adventure, he enjoyed riding horses, flying planes and hunting. He was a Charro for the Charros of Eagle Pass where he successfully completed the Paso de la Muerte, probably the most risky event of the charrería. Goyo received his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying cessnas to Uvalde and San Antonio.

A true businessman, Goyo had a successful, one-of-kind skateboard shop on Santa Maria Road in the 1990’s. Known to all as RiverCity Skate Shop, he installed a half pipe for the community to enjoy the skateboard scene.

Goyo was known for his one liners that included: “Holding”, “La Paz Bolivia”,  “Sigue la flecha”, “HELLO”, “Calmate”, “Ya duermanse”, “Cacahuates”, “Tirando aceite” and “una feria”.

He is preceded in death by his son; Gregorio Galvan, Jr., grandsons; Lucio Andres Gutierrez and William Osorio, parents; Santiago Galvan Miranda and Guadalupe Trevino de Galvan and brother; Javier (Rosa+) Galvan.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years of marriage; Maria Gloria Galvan, children; Ana (Neill “Gobie” Walsdorf) Montoya, Jose Montoya, Claudia (Jerry Jalomo) Nava, Santiago Omar (Adriana) Galvan, Cristal (Andrew Kutler) Galvan, grandchildren; Jose (Daniela) Montoya, Jr., Louis Davila, Gregorio Galvan, III., Andrea (Josafat Reyes) Galvan, great grandchildren; Ava Nicole Gutierrez, Elliott Davila, Daniel Montoya, Andres Montoya, Ariella Reyes, Gianna Renee Gonzalez, siblings; Santiago (Josefina) Galvan, Laura (Fernando+) Garza, Oscar (Lourdes) Galvan, Elsa (Alberto+) Gonzalez and Sergio (Mary) Galvan.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 31, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, where a prayer service will begin at 7:00 pm. Military Honors will be held at Fred Dickey Funeral Home & Cremation Services at 6:30 pm. Cremation services will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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Date: Friday, March 31, 2023

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Prayer Service 7:00 pm

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Cremation Associates of Laredo


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

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Born: November 1, 1947
Died: March 29, 2023

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Charles D. Toler posted on 3/31/23

Charles Toler. He was a very good man. So sorry for your lost. Blessings for him and the family


Louie & Oralia Garcia posted on 3/31/23

Our deepest condolences to your family. May God grant you peace during this difficult time. We will hold you in our prayers.


Mike Willis posted on 3/31/23

My friend Greg came in to my life from out of nowhere , and he stayed the rest of his life. Greg showed me what friendship was and how to enjoy life and family. I will miss my adventures with my friend Greg. My condolences and love goes to Greg's family may he rest in peace.


Lilianna Story posted on 3/30/23

Lighting an eternal candle and celebrating your gift of Ana. May you rest in peace and be close to God’s Merciful Heart.


Debbie M. Garcia Millman posted on 3/30/23

Our Condolences to the Galvan family on the passing of your..Husband, Father, Grandfather! May He Rest in Peace.??✝️!! Know that he is at Peace as he has reunited with his loved ones who passed before him.??.


Mario perez posted on 3/30/23

Mi más sentido pésame para toda la familia y para mi amigo omar, dios tenga en su santa gloria a mr greg..


Rafael Cortez posted on 3/30/23

Fire stick…. A man with a beautiful soul, humble, never looked down on anybody.


Miron Willis posted on 3/30/23

Greg, I still can't believe you left us like this. Losing a good friend like you is so sad and hard to accept. We will miss all the love and care that you showed us in the past. Greg, you were my husband's very dear friend, thank you very much for your precious friendship with us. Rest in peace Miran Willis


Martha Colin posted on 3/30/23

Mi más sinceras condolencias para la familia Galván ,no hay palabras de consuelo sólo Dios les dará la fortaleza …Dios reciba en su gloria a mi querido amigo Gregorio y luzca para él la luz perpetua ,haz regresado a tu casa donde está nuestro padre celestial ángeles como tú seguirán brillando en nuestros corazones , nunca olvides que jamás te dejaremos de amar ! sinceramente: Martha Colin y familia Descanse en Paz!❤️?


Reymundo Gutierrez posted on 3/30/23

My prayers and thoughts i am sorry for your loss to the Galvan family sending a huge hug may him Rest in peace opening the gates to heaven??❤️


Gracie Vela posted on 3/30/23

Chago We are so sorry for your loss. Had the pleasure of meeting your Dad. May God rest his soul in peace. Praying you find strength in your family and love of your friends. For we are here for you and your family. Please let us know, if you need anything.


Alfredo and Diana Espinoza posted on 3/30/23

Goyo, for your eternal rest.?Alfredo and Diana Espinoza


Michelle Bruni Young posted on 3/30/23



Daniella Colin posted on 3/29/23

These days may seem sad for us… but there are angels in the sky singing and dancing accepting our dear grandad into the kingdom of God! I am honored to have the times and great memories and hope one day we meet again. Love Daniella


Alfredo and Diana Espinoza posted on 3/29/23

Goyo, May you find peace and eternal love in heaven next to our dear Lord, Jesus Christ. We wish you a Godspeed journey to the land of eternal peace . Many blessings to you and your beautiful caring family. You and your family will remain in our prayers, for eternity. Diana and Alfredo Espinoza….your Compadres.


Rene Perez posted on 3/29/23

So sorry for all the families loss. May He Rest In Peace and God's eternal light shine on him.


Ricardo Martinez posted on 3/29/23

We are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant you the strength. Our most sincere condolences to his family. He will always be remembered of his love of family and laughter. From Ricardo & Analicia Martinez


Dora Elva Garcia posted on 3/29/23

Que la paz de Dios que sobrepasa todo entendimiento les brinde consuelo y paz en estos momentos de separación, sabiendo que Me. Greg está en su mirada celestial y algún día podremos verlo otra vez. Mis oraciones y condolencias a su esposa y toda la familia.