of Osceola, AR
August 15, 1948 - May 31, 2023
James "Oscar" Gonzalez, Sr., 74, of Osceola, AR passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 in Memphis, TN. He was born in Victoria, AR on August 15, 1948 to Herman and Lorene Gonzalez. To many, Oscar was known as "Pawpaw" and "Big Oscar". He was the owner of Bugmobile of Arkansas, Inc, Past President of Arkansas Pest Management Association, a member of New Life UPC in Osceola and served in the Army National Guard. He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Gonzalez and his parents. He is survived by his sons, Oscar (Pam) Gonzalez, Jr. and Greg Gonzalez all of Osceola; grandchildren, Stephanie Bell, Jade Allen Gonzalez, Nickolas Gonzalez, Jacob Gonzalez, Jensie Gonzalez, and Maci Sickels who was like a granddaughter to him; great-grandchildren, Remy Drake Bell and Anna Blayke Bell; brother, Ricky Gonzalez; sisters, Linda Thompson and Rhonda (Toy) Morgan and best friend, Ken Palmer. The visitation will be held at Roller-Swift Funeral Home on Sunday, June 4, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at Roller-Swift Funeral Home on Monday, June 5, 2023 at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens in Osceola. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
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Our deepest sympathies extended to the Gonzalez family and dear friends of Oscar Sr. We are very sad to hear about his passing away. He had been a wonderful friend to the Woolverton family most especially Joyce. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Don, Elizabeth Woolverton and family.
Sending love and prayers to the family. Big Oscar was one of a kind.
I really hated to hear about Big Oscar's passing. I've known this man my whole life. Went to church with him and his family for the biggest part of it. I have lots of great memories with them. Prayers for the family in their time of grief.
My sincere condolences to the family of Oscar. May you lean on God's strong arms during this difficult time. Oscar was a very kind and thoughtful person. He could make you laugh at some of the things he would say or do. I will always cherish the memory of him. Lamentations 3:32Angie Doyle
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family with this loss of your father, Oscar. Lots of great memories as kids with your family.
I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. He was a very nice person and I know he'll be dearly missed. May God comfort all of you now and in the days ahead.
Linda, Ricky, Rhonda and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort for everyone.
Rhonda and Toy, sorry for your loss and will continue to pray for your family.
We are so sorry to hear of Oscar's passing. We have known him and his family most of our lives. We pray for comfort for all who claimed him as family. God bless and keep you all.
I am so sorry for you loss. Oscar was a great guy. He will be missed by many.
Oscar was a great man! Always kind and thoughtful.
Our prayers go out to Greg and the family.
When U get to heaven, leave the door open . Hope I will be behind . Rest old friend and class mate.
Oscar was a wonderful man and my best friend's husband. Condolences to his whole family. Hugs!!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, may you find peace and comfort. Love you all in Jesus name. The Douglass'