Born: Feb. 10, 1980; in Danville, IL
Died: Aug. 12, 2014; in Hines, IL
Carlos Gomez, age 34, of Plano, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines. Carlos was born on February 10, 1980 in Danville, the son of Jose V. and Maria (Castaneda) Gomez.
Carlos graduated from the James Nikki Rowe High School in McAllen, Texas. Carlos proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army until being medically discharged. Carlos was always so full of energy and had such a joyful personality. Everyone that knew him will always remember him as a "fun loving and cool guy". Carlos was a loving son, brother, uncle, grandson, nephew, and cousin who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his parents, Jose V. Gomez of Addison, IL and Maria Castaneda of Plano, IL; his siblings, Juan (Zoila) Gomez of Plano, IL, Gabriela (Jose) Miranda of Alberque, NM, Emmanuel (Lauren Rew) of Annapolis, MD; his paternal grandmother, Ester Gomez of Addison, IL; his maternal grandmother, Beatriz Lopez of Danville, IL; his three nephews, a niece, as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Elidio Gomez; and his maternal grandfathers, Santiago Castaneda and Gregorio Lopez.
A Funeral Mass with full Military Honors will be held at 9:30 AM on Monday, August 18, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1001 N. Center Ave, Plano, IL with Father Andy Davy, M.I.C., officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery in Bristol, IL. Friends may visit from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 1010 W. South St., Plano, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, 630-552-7211 or www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com
Published in Suburban Life Publications on Aug. 15, 2014