Pharr ~ Gonzalo Barrera, 29, entered eternal sleep Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at McAllen Medical Center. Gonzalo was born October 8, 1991 in Guerrero, Mexico to Juan Luis Barrera and Edith Rodriguez Velasquez. He lived in Pharr for most of his life. He enjoyed and loved very much being with his daughter. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends, drinking Monsters Energy Drinks, family gatherings, and having cook outs and he also loved racing. Gonzalo lived life to its fullest.
Gonzalo is survived by his parents: Juan Luis and Edith Barrera; his beloved daughter: Ximena Barrera; brothers: Jose Alberto Barrera, and Martin Tapia Jr.; siblings: Edli Janet Soto, Ruth Morales, Lieth Soto, Edith Soto, and Martin Tapia.
Visitation will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 12 noon to 5:00 pm at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan Blvd in McAllen with a religious service to begin at 1:30 PM. No other services will be held. Cremation to follow at a later time. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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