Beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away suddenly on May 17, 2020 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital; at the age of 50 years. The son of Julio and Amparo (Samaniego) Gonzales was born November 23, 1969 in Saginaw, Michigan. Anthony married the love of his life Kathryn S. Holmes on October 10, 1992 in Saginaw, Michigan; she survives him. He worked for 21 years for Answer Heating and Cooling as a HVAC installer. Anthony had a passion for motorcycles and had two of his own. He enjoyed fishing, taking his boys to breakfast and taking his wife shopping, which he loved to record live on Facebook. Above all, he cherished the time spent with his family, especially his boys.
Surviving besides his wife of 27 years, Kathryn; are two sons: Anthony Saxon Gonzales (Emily Dean), Arlin Shane Gonzales; mother, Amparo Gonzales; brothers and sisters: Maria Salinas, Guadalupe Cruz, Julio (Jean) Gonzales, Frances (Johnnie) Allen, Franc Gonzales, Carol (Richard) Gatica, George Gonzales, Cruz (Rick) Lotz, Theresa Gonzales (Gary Johns), Angelita Gonzales; sister-in-law and husband, Rebecca (Doug) Bukantis; mother-in-law, Nancy Holmes; father-in-law: Darrell Holmes; two special friends: Autumn Hayes and Jeff Hyatt. Also surviving are many special nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Anthony was preceded in death by his father: Julio Gonzales; a brother: Jose Gonzalez; a sister, Conchita Mendez; three nephews: Randy Junior Gonzales, Kemontez Ramon Bryant, Gabriel Gonzalez; and a niece Makayla Rose Gonzales.
A Memorial Service will take place at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Saturday, April 24, 2021, outdoors under the south portico at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Julio Gonzales will officiate. A procession to Roselawn Memorial Gardens will immediately follow. Family and friends are welcome to visit at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at noon. In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service ordinance for outdoor gathering, face coverings are required at all times. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the family's wishes.