Tomas "Mr. T"


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Tomas "Mr. T" Diaz

Mar 07 1949 - May 20 2008

Mr. Tomas “Mr. T” Diaz, age 59, of McKinney, Texas passed away May 20, 2008. He was born March 7, 1949, in Robstown, Texas to Juan and Amparo (Lopez) Diaz. On July 6, 1968, he married Gumecinda Gonzales in McKinney. Mr. T worked for the McKinney ISD as custodian/groundskeeper for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in McKinney. He is survived by his wife, Gumecinda and children, Thomas Diaz, Jr. and girlfriend, Elsa Gonzales, Gracie Diaz, Leticia Diaz, Veronica Thornton and husband, Frank and Vanessa Diaz all of McKinney; grandchildren, Lauren Ashley Diaz, Cyndi Rosales, Cristian Cruz, Shawn Diaz, Marissa Diaz, Armani Thornton, Dayza Diaz and Aaleiah Rivas, Jose Trevino Jr., Esteban Trevino, and Marissa Barrera; siblings, Felicita Gonzales, Maria Luna, Domingo Diaz, Ofelia Stoff, Oralia Garcia, Olga Cisneros, Luis Diaz, Jessie Diaz, Arturo Diaz, and Roberto Diaz; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan Rincon and Amparo Diaz; and brothers, Juan and Julio Diaz. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 23, 2008, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in McKinney. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. A rosary service will be held Thursday, beginning at 7:00 p.m., with visitation following at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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