Michael Alfredo Gonzales

04/03/1986 - 03/13/2020


Michael Alfredo Gonzales passed away on March 13, 2020. The family will host a time of fellowship and remembrance from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, March 16, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. We will celebrate his life of 33 years at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Friends are invited to share memories and expressions of sympathy for the family to cherish below the obituary.

Michael Alfredo Gonzales was born on April 3, 1986, to Alfredo and Delia (Garcia) Gonzales in Lamesa, Texas. He graduated in 2005 from Coronado High School. Michael excelled in swimming with the Coronado Swim Team. He attended Gallaudet University in Washington, SWICD in Big Spring and received his degree in Art and Media Design. Michael assisted in designing games and was a moderator with his online Deaf and Hard of Hearing Gaming community.

Survivors include his parents Alfredo and Delia Gonzales; two sisters, Adrienne Childers and husband Kendrick, and Laura Bullard and husband Regan; four nieces, Alyssa Arias, Genesis Arias, Kenriana Childers, Khaliyah Childers; and two nephews, Rendon Bullard, Rowin Bullard.

Michael is preceded in death by his grandparents, Raymond Sr. and Maria Garcia, and Alberto and Jesusa Gonzales.


The family of Michael Alfredo Gonzales has designated the Lubbock Deaf, Inc., 4710 67th St., Suite D, Lubbock, Texas 79414, for memorial contributions donated in his memory.


Location: Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers
Start Time:6:00 pm
End Time:8:00 pm

Funeral Service

Location: Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers
Start Time:4:00 pm
End Time:5:00 pm


13 Comments on “Michael Alfredo Gonzales”

  1. Adrienne, we are very sorry to hear about Michael please accept our deepest condolences from me and Betty. It had been a long time since we had seen Michael. Our prayers are with you and all of your family during your time of grief.

    Erasmo and Betty Salazar

  2. Michael was such a kind hearted young man. He inspired others with his humor and kindness. He always set the example of respect to others. We are all missing him so very much. He is forever in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you and with Michael as he’s now flying high in heaven.
    Ma (from Erikas twitch)

  3. Praying for The Gonzales Family. My Condolences and Sympathy for each of you as you morn Micheal. My encourage you to put all on alter of Lord Jesus and let him carry you through this difficult time. Playful your Karen J Henderson

  4. Praying for the family “Gonzales Family” with love and Sympathy I send my condolences! May the Lord be with you all!
    Love Kelli Childers aka Dee

  5. So sorry for your loss. Praying the family! May the Lord continue to bless you.

  6. to our wonderful Mike aka Taco, We won’t forget about you. we will tell story about your humor, friendly, and movies trivia. to mike’s family, I give you a big hug and keep you and family in my thought.

    Taco, i will keep drinking sweet tea and will keep ban tetris for you ?. Miss you so much and love ya brother,

  7. So sorry for your lost Prima!.. our Prayers are with y’all ?⚘…#GodAlwaysTakesTheBest!..
    From #SalinasAstaFin y familia!

  8. Sorry to the Gonzales family. Michael we will miss you dearly. Sorry I couldn’t make it 🙁

  9. My prayers ? and ❤, go out to the Family! Michael was always a sweetheart a d very respectful! I know he will be missed! Love Tia

  10. Hey Michael, I’m sad, deeply sadden about your passing but I’m very happy that I’ve met you. When you came to the DGTV community, you showed me that kindness does indeed exist through the darkness time. You always uplift people’s spirit when you come around and share some jokes that will never be forgotten among friends and families. Thank you for helping me believing that no matter how rough things may be, you gotta keep smiling and pushing is still something that’s possible to do no matter how many times life gets you down.

    I’m gonna miss you so much, man. Thank you for being part of our community now and always. Our Deaf & Hard of Hearing Gamers (DHHG) team will always remember what a epic person you are and how you share your positivity with us.

    I’ll see you around, brother. Keep protecting us from the shadow, Mr DareDevil

    Thank you to Mike’s family for giving us a family member we needed.

  11. Michael was a fantastic friend and he will be sorely missed. Hearing his voice in The Angels/The Nerd Nest game nights was the highlight of my weeks. I wish I had spent more time talking with him this past year, but I am so happy he found a new community on Twitch.

    Love you, Michael <3

  12. I didn’t met him in person. I met him through playing video games online. He was always friendly and helpful, and made you feel welcome and glad to be around him. That was really special. I am sad only found him a couple of months ago. Sincere condolence to his family and friends.

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