José Manuel “Gorillo” Lopez, 51, of Clovis, died Monday, April 19, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1952, in Clovis, to Leonardo Martinez and Irene Lopez.
He was raised by Juanita and Antonio Lopez.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Alfonso Lopez, Pete Sandoval, Leo Lopez, Josie Tafoya and Facundo Martinez; a great-grandchild, Kandiladia Bibbs; and several nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his children, Inez Tucker (and husband, Chris), Barbara Lopez, Joe Lopez (Norma) and Johnny Lopez; numerous grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Luciano Gora, Joshua Lopez, Delia Gonzales (Carlos), Sadie Quiroz (Manuel), Corina Rodriguez (Joe), Terry Chavez, Erlinda Garcia, Dolores Ruiz, Tommy Montoya (Charlene), Tio Lalo Martinez, Edward Martinez, Leonard Martinez, Juanita Lee, Josephine Lee, Sally Anderson, Larry Martinez and Sabian Martinez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.