Alton Louis Pakebusch Jr.


Alton Louis Pakebusch, Jr, 59, of Gonzales, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Al was born March 6, 1963 in Smithville, to Alton Louis Pakebusch, Sr, and Delores Williams Pakebusch. He was raised in Gonzales, attended, and graduated from Gonzales High School with perfect attendance. He worked at the Gonzales Auction Barn along side Joe Kotwig before going to work at the Ottine State Park. Al changed directions and worked at GVEC and then found his niche in life working for the Gonzales County Sheriff’s Office for 14 years. Al was a longtime and faithful volunteer for Gonzales County EMS and Rescue and Recovery.

Al was generally a man of many tastes. He loved a well-prepared meal and a fine margarita. He enjoyed hunting white-tail deer and nilgai. Al loved people and he loved life. He was a caring and thoughtful mister who always put the needs of others before his own. He loved animals and cherished his family.

Al Pakebusch is survived by his adoring family; sisters, Kathy Walker (Terry) of Round Rock, Tollie Mehaffey (Mark) of Moulton, brothers, Chet Davis (Bonnie) of San Antonio, Randy Davis (Liza) of Temple, Willie Pakebusch (Donna) of Kingsville, and Bobby Pakebusch (Lisa) of Gonzales. Nieces and nephews, Michael Riley (Amanda), Michelle McDerby (Dave), Christine Daneau (Tom), Alicia Riley, Allen Davis (Jordan), Ethan Pakebusch (Jennifer), Marianne Bunn (Sam), Natasha Davis, Brittney Pakebusch, Terri Furrh, and multiple great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents, parents, Alton and Delores Pakebusch, brother, Ricky Davis, brother-In-law, David Furrh, and nephew, Cade Riley. 

A Life Celebration service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at the J.B. Wells Expo Center with Dr. Matt Pennington officiating.  Interment will follow at Gonzales Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may leave their condolences with the family by visiting In lieu of flowers, the encourages memorials be made to Gonzales County Emergency Services District #1 or a First Responder Organization of one’s choice. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.