Rafael Pope Gonzales, born March 26, 1934 in Phoenix, Arizona, passed away peacefully in his home, Saturday, May 12th, 2019. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He retired from the City of Tempe and also served and retired from the Army Air force and National Guard. Rafael is survived by his beautiful wife, Beatrice, mother-in-law, Erlinda, children, Anita, Betty, Ralph Jr., Pamela, and Gabriel, and seven grandchildren.
Visitation and Rosary will be held at Legacy Funeral Home Rose Chapel at 1130 S. Horne, Mesa, Arizona 85204 on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 11:00 am.