Born on the outskirts of Merkal, Texas, in 1962, Pecos Gonzalez, a star was born but not before paying his dues. With his mother dying and leaving him at the tender age of 2, his father working sun up to sun down, it was hard for him and his 5 sisters and 2 brothers. Coming from a poor family, Pecos said all the money in the world couldn’t buy the love that his father had for his children. Moving to Abilene in 1964, the Gonzalez family was looking for a better way, a new life. But that wouldn’t be the case for the hurting and angry young man dropping out of school in the sixth grade. All hell would break loose. With his father’s love pulling him one direction and destruction.
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