John Eugene “Skip” Gugliotta Jr., 57 of Wallis, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Houston, Texas. He was born to John Eugene and Patricia Dossett Gugliotta on Oct. 23, 1962, in Roswell, N.M.
On July 24, 1982, he married Julie Winger, in Stafford, Texas. He loved farming and ranching, was an avid hunter, loved fishing and taking vacations and cruises. He genuinely loved riding his Rover with his grandkids.
He was preceded by death by his wife Julie and his parents.
Skip is survived by his daughters Danna Hembree of Moulton, Texas, Joell Prado and husband, Bryan, Kayla Rosniak and husband, Bo, and Lisa Willis and her husband Shane, all of Wallis; grandchildren Christopher Prado, Dayton Prado, Daily Johnson, Bo Garrett Rosniak, Dayton Willis, Drew Willis and Kodie Ann Rosniak; great-granddaughter Ava Rae Willis; sister Donna Kay Gugliotta of Gatesville, Texas; brothers James (Jimmy) Gugliotta and wife Rosanne of Colorado and Anthony Gugliotta of Tennessee; nephews Tyler and Layne Michael Hembree; and numerous friends.
A private family viewing was held on Monday, June 22, 2020, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville. A Celebration of Life was held later at the Bridge Event in Wallis.
In lieu of flowers and in honor of the Gugliotta family, friends may make memorial gifts to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy. 36 South, Bellville; 979-865-2424; www.schmidtfunerals.com.