Michael “Uton” Ross Gonzalis was born June 8, 1984, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Ross and Sarah (Pritchett) Gonzalis, and passed away on June 17, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 37 years, and 9 days.
Uton loved spending time with his family and friends. He loved his church family and attended the Church on the Rock. He loved to fish and play basketball, he worked in construction for many years. Uton had a heart of gold, he was always willing to help everyone he could with a smile on his face. He loved to eat and sleep, but most of all he loved the Lord.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Ross and Sarah (Pritchett) Gonzalis. His paternal grandparents: Senora “Snow” Gonzales and Emma Ross; maternal grandparents: George and Katie Bigfeather-Pritchett; 3 uncles: Larry and George Pritchett, and Senora Gonzales; and 1 aunt: Wanda Rosin.
Michael is survived by 1 sister: Angela Vaughn and husband Jeff of Bunch, Oklahoma; 2 brothers: Ross Gonzales and wife Andrea of Stilwell, Oklahoma, and Keith Gonzales and wife Cheryl of Grove, Oklahoma; aunts: Oleta Pritchett of Jay, Oklahoma, Lilian Comstock of Uniontown, Arkansas, Rainwater, and Clara Mae Kimble of Bunch, Oklahoma; uncle: Levi Gonzales of Bunch, Oklahoma; nieces: Jacinda Gonzales, Katie Smoke, Elly Vaughn, and Nicole Dowty; nephews: Preston Gonzales, Darin Pettit, Calib Vaughn, and Dylan Vaughn; great nephews: Bryson, Landon, and River Pettit, Gavin, Wylder, and Ridley Smoke.
He will be deeply missed by family, friends, and all who knew him.
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