COOLIDGE - Gilbert Tapia Mendoza, 58, died July 21, 2009.
Mr. Mendoza was born in Casa Grande. He worked at Thomson Company in Eloy, the Arizona Training Program at Coolidge and in home care. He was a musician and enjoyed his music and being with his family and friends.
Survivors include three sons, Andrew Williams, Angel Mendoza and Gabriel Mendoza; a brother, John Macazan of Blackwater; six sisters, Blanca Chavez of Eloy, Frances Perea, Socorro Ramirez, Artemiza Figueroa, Gloria Espinoza and Susie Lynch, all of Coolidge; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leanna; his parents, Francisco and Ysabel Mendoza; a brother, Francisco Mendoza Jr.; and a daughter, Alice Williams.