Raul Contreras was born and raised in Gonzales, Texas on Sept. 4, 1950 to Pedro and Jesusa Sanchez Contreras. He passed on Nov. 20, 2020. He attended school in Gonzales and graduated.
He left Gonzales after graduation and moved to Grand Junction, Colorado where he stayed for many years.
Raul loved to work on cars, go fishing and making everyone laugh. He was known as one of the best mechanics around the area. If you needed your car fixed, just call on Raul.
His passion was spending time with his family, especially when he came back home to Texas.
Raul spent the last months of his life back home in Texas, where he was surrounded by his loving family. Especially his brother Rando and sister in law Betty Jo.
His wishes were to be cremated.
A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Harris Funeral Home, 127 Highway 90A, Gonzales, Texas