On September 21, 2018, Antonio (Tony) Gamez Jr, 56, passed away unexpectedly in Carmichael, California. Tony was born in Alameda, California to Antonio and Alicia Gamez. Tony attended Kennedy High School in Fremont, CA. He went on to graduate from Master’s Institute in 1982 with a degree in Mechanical Drafting and Design. He married his True Love, Rosey Villasenor, in April of 1995. They blended their families and their two beautiful daughters, Alicia and Victoria, and Tony and Rosey began their lives together in Newark, CA. In 2003 Tony and his family moved to El Dorado Hills where they added two beautiful daughters, Arianna and Gracie.
Tony LOVED his Raiders, Oakland A’s and Golden State Warriors. He was a true FANatic. In his early years, he loved to paint cars with custom designs and had a great talent for drawing. He also enjoyed, camping, traveling, the outdoors, gardening, cooking, “projects” and he LOVED to spend time with his family and friends. He was always ready to support his girls in any adventure or projects. His friendliness and kindness to all people, and his devotion and love for his family is a tribute to the beauty of his heart and soul. His inspiring presence will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege to have known him.
Besides his wife and four daughters, he is survived by his two grandsons, Oren and Elon, granddaughter Harper, by his mother Alicia Gamez, brother Frank Gamez and his family, His sister Maria Joseph and her family and by in-laws and nieces and nephews.
The family invites all Tony’s friends to come and celebrate his life with them, and requests that instead of flowers, bring/send a perennial plant that can be planted outdoors. He loved to garden, and the family wants to honor his memory with a special garden.
Donations should be made in honor of Antonio Manuel Gamez, Jr. to GO FUND ME at: https://www.gofundme.com/in-memory-of-tony-gamez.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 1, 2018 Holly Trinity Church, 3111 Tierra de Dios Drive, El Dorado Hills.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 with a Chapel Service at 12:00 PM, Fremont Memorial Chapel, 3723 Peralta Blvd., Fremont. Burial to follow at Irvington Memorial Cemetery, 41001 Chapel Way, Fremont.