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Friday, March 16, 2012

Blake John Gonzalez, 1877-1952, Obituary, Spanish American War Veteran.

Blake John Gonzalez was born on June 17th, 1877 and passed away on November 11th, 1952, in Pensacola, Florida . His Obituary is listed below :

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday for Blake John Gonzalez, 75, who died Tuesday morning at his home, 214 N. DeVilleirs St.

Rites will be held at Fisher-Pou Chapel with the Rev. James Johnson of the First Presbyterian Church officiating.

Mr. Gonzalez was a former telegraph operator, a Veteran of the Spanish-American War and a member of Col. W. F. Williams Camp Spanish-American War Veterans.
He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. G. Rolfe, Miss Wilhelmina and Miss Violette Gonzalez; two brothers, Winters and Eric Gonzalez, all of Pensacola.

Honorary Pallbearers will be from the Col. Williams Camp: William A. Houghton, Cris Austin, A. T. Early, Albert J. Anderson, John A. Webster and E. A. Guillott; actives, Raymond Wilson, Charles Gonzalez, Sr., Joe Reichman, Edgar de la Rua, Ben Landrum and Joe Riera.

The family requests flowers be omitted.

Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery with services at the grave conducted by the Col. W. F. Williams Camp.