Pete “Cassie” Theodore Gomez Jr., 67, El Dorado, passed away on Jan. 8, 2020 in El Dorado.

Pete was born on September 20, 1952 in El Dorado; the son of Pete Theodore and Opheila (Quinones) Gomez Sr.

Pete was a lifelong El Dorado resident, he graduated from El Dorado High School. For over 30 years, Pete worked in the street department for the city of El Dorado. Pete was a jokester, his laugh was infectious and there wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for you. He was known for always having an immaculate yard and a flourishing garden, in which he would leave onions in the mailbox for his brothers. He enjoyed antique shopping, being at the lake, playing poker and hanging out with the boys at Jim’s house. His greatest joy in life was his loving family which includes children, Angie Weber of Great Bend, Pete Gomez III of Great Bend, Rachel Gomez of Great Bend and Monica Gomez of El Dorado; parents, Pete, Sr. and Opheila Gomez; 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; siblings, Susy Martinez, Billy Gomez, Richard Gomez, Frankie Gomez, Mary Jacks, Ralph (Karen) Gomez and Jeremy Gomez; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pete passed away on January 8, 2020 in El Dorado.

He is preceded in death by his siblings, Sammy Gomez, Annie Gomez and Raymond Gomez. His family will gather with friends on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 PM. Mass of Christian burial will take place on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church at 10:00 AM with burial following at Sunset Lawns Cemetery. Please sign his online guest book at www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com