Gilberto M. Perez, 66, passed away August 23, 2017. He was born August 13, 1951 in Alice, Texas to David S. Perez Sr. and Alicia Moreno Perez. Mr. Perez was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired after 32 years of service with CCAD.

He is survived by his loving wife, Esmeralda T. Perez, of Alice, Texas; son, Gilberto (Roxanne M.) Perez Jr. of Beeville, Texas; daughter, Armandina Perez of Alice, Texas; step son, Richard “Dicky” Perez of “Alice, Texas; step daughters, Lydia (Joe) Escobar of Alice, Texas, Esmeralda Perez of Sugarland, Texas and Jo Ann (Cheto) Perez of Alice, Texas. Other survivors include David (Mary) Perez Jr. of Texas City, Texas; sisters, Elva (Joe) Alaniz of Alice, Texas, Elia (Joe) Gonzalez of Alice, Texas, Mary Alice Silva (Lupe) Martinez of Alice, Texas and Elsa Garcia of Corpus Christi, Texas; grandchildren, Gilbert I. Perez, Valerie Anne Perez, Joe Escobar Jr., David (Lori) Escobar, Michael (Roxanne) Escobar, Tyler Escobar, Jarred Escobar, Derek Escobar, Kayla Escobar, Bryan Ortiz, Erik Ortiz, Sabrina (Andrew) Figueroa and Aaron Perez; 4 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, from 5 to 9 pm at Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Rosary being recited at 7 pm that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Friday, September 1, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Roberson Collins Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME