Edward "Eddie G." Gonzales or AKA King Rat. Born in San Antonio, one half block from Mission Concepcion on Theo Ave. He attended mass and religion classes until the age of 18 at the mission. He liked fast cars, women, fast food, and drinking Shiner beer in a glass full of ice. Eddie worked in sporting goods his whole life. He opened Lone Star Sports on Nogalitos St. from 1988 until retirement in 2005. He is survived by his wife, Rose, whom he met in November 1969 and are still together. Two daughters, Sellina and Dahlia and five grandsons: Ryan (Lalo), Charlie (Alligator), Edward (Junior), Sebastian (Kidd Guero), and John Anthony (Boy). Three sisters, Delia, Diana, Carmina and one brother, Paul. Eddie will be cremated as per his wishes. Rest pain free, Eddie.

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  1. My condolences to Eddie’s family, I worked with him at Wright’s sporting goods many many moons ago, but I never forgot his friendship or his ability to help others in need. Along with Lionel, dimas, John Cantu, Joe Ortiz and many others. We had a great team of folks there. May God bless him and welcome him into his kingdom.

  2. I have very fond memories of Eddie from when I used to coach CYO basketball for St James. Eddie supplied all our girls uniforms & accessories and his daughter Dahlia played on our team. Eddie was a great guy with a great sense of humor. He will be missed. God Bless him and may he Rest In Peace. Lyndon Hightower

  3. My sincere condolences to Eddie’s family. I met Eddie at Lone Star Sports where he provided the T-shirt screen printing services for Sanchez Softball Fields. I always found Eddie to be friendly, creative and funny. He insured that the merchandise was delivered, printed and ready for the weekend softball tournaments. May he Rest in Peace. My prayers go out to his family.

  4. Seeing your name brought back memories for our mom. Thank you for sharing your memories and kind words, Mr. Hightower.

  5. It was so long ago that our dad worked at Wright Sports. Thank you for that memory and kind words, we are still in contact with some of those fine gentlemen.

  6. Brother it’s been 3 months since you passed onto everlasting life to be in our HEAVENLY FATHERS KINGDOM. Still thinking of all the jokes you used to tell me. Still makes me laugh a lot. Never will you ever be forgotten.

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