Raymond L. Gomez, 58, El Dorado, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014

Raymond L. Gomez, 58 of El Dorado, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in El Dorado.

Visitation with family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27; celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, both at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Interment will follow in Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.

Raymond was born Nov. 12, 1955 in El Dorado, the son of Pete and Ophelia (Quinones) Gomez. He was a pipefitter for the refinery. Raymond was united in marriage to Margaret Smith on Aug. 12, 1977 in El Dorado.

He leaves: his wife, Margaret of 36 years; daughters, Chelle, Kelly and Raygon Gomez; brothers, Pete, Frankie, Ralph, Richard, Billy and Jeremy Gomez; sisters, Susie Martinez and Mary Gomez; parents, Pete and Ophelia Gomez, all of El Dorado; very special grandsons, Greg Matthews, Cutter Matthews and Tracy Hughey.

His granddaughter, Breanna Gomez; sister, Annie Gomez and brother, Sammy Gomez preceded Raymond in death.

Memorial in his memory has been set up for his grandsons’ college funds, which can be left with Carlson Funeral Home. Condolences for the family can be sent to www.carsloncolonial.com.