Ricardo Gámez, 65, was called by our Lord on April 10, 2021.
Ricardo started working for Sears at the age of 17 and retired after 20 years. He also joined the Army National Guard at the age of 19. After 21 years of service he retired. He enjoyed spending time with his family as well as going fishing and working on his wood work projects.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jose Manuel Gámez and Amelia Gámez; and granddaughter Amber Marie Gámez; siblings, Christina Velasquez, Juan Gámez.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 49 years, Maria Irma Gámez; children, Ricardo (Diana Estela) Gámez, Jr., Jose Enrique (Bricia) Gámez, Luis Gerardo (Balbina) Gámez, Andres (Blanca) Gámez, Angelica Gámez; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jose Manuel (Christina) Gámez, Jr., Juan Luis (Guadalupe) Gámez, Gabriel (Leticia) Gámez; as well as numerous family and friends who will greatly miss him.
The family will be receiving guests on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will begin 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021, at San Luis Rey Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will begin at 8:30 am. Interment will follow to the City Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ricardo Gámez, Jr., Jose Enrique Gámez, Luis Gerardo Gámez, Andres Gámez, Jose Enrique Gámez, Jr., Luis Gerardo Gámez, Jr., Ruben Gerardo Gámez and Jose Manuel Gámez, Jr.
Due to the COVID pandemic and for the safety of all, the family will be live streaming the funeral service including Rosary at www.freddickey.com on Thursday, beginning at 5:00 pm.
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 www.freddickey.com
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm
Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 8:30 am