Oct. 30, 1927 - Dec. 24, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Billy W. (Abel) Gonzales was born 10/30/1927. He passed away on 12/24/2012. He was born the third child to Ignacio (1899-1980) & Natalia (1901-1989) Gonzales in OKC. Billy is survived by sons, William E. Gonzales & wife Leesa of Yukon, John W. Gonzales of OKC & Steven Marcus Gonzales of L.A., CA; three sisters, Anita Gutierrez of Oakland, CA, Guadalupe Gonzales of Moore, OK & baby sister Beatrice Miller of Del City, OK; granddaughters, Carrie (Wiley) Conley, Tosha (Brandon) Bryce, Emily (Ben) Grizzle, Leila (Aaron) McLean, Brooke Winner; grandsons, Farron Marcus Gonzales, Brandon Gonzales; great grandsons, Garrett & Mason Conley, Drake & Braden Caine, Sam Grizzle & Jalen Flowers; great granddaughters, Kali Grizzle & Chesney McLean; nephews, Paul Gutierrez Jr., David Gutierrez, Michael Gutierrez of Oakland, CA, Bill Rodriguez (Gwen) of OKC, Joe Rodriguez (Sherri) of OKC & Ray Rodriguez Jr. (Sherri) of OKC; nieces, Debra Velez (Frank) of Blythe, CA, Connie Jones (Rick) of Del City, Diane R. Castro of OKC. Billy attended Little Flower Catholic School. He worked most of his life in the auto trim & glass trade. Billy loved to camp, fish & rebuild cars. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM., Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Lynlee Mae Chapel, 507 E. Main St., Moore, OK. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel.

Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 28, 2012