Gerardo Guerra
January 22, 1957  -  August 12, 2018

Gerardo Guerra

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home Chapel
500 W. Barton Ave.
Temple, TX  76501
Thursday, August 16, 2018
6 - 8 pm
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Funeral Service
Christ Episcopal Church
300 N. Main
Temple, TX  76501
Friday, August 17, 2018
10:00 am
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Hillcrest Cemetery
1873 N. 1st Street
Temple, TX  76501
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Funeral services for Harold Guerra, 61, of Temple will be held 10 AM Friday, August 17, 2018, at Christ Episcopal Church, 300 N. Main St. in Temple, with Father Justin Yawn officiating. A time of visitation and fellowship will take place 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Mr. Guerra passed from this life at a local hospital while surrounded by family on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Harold was born on January 22, 1957 in Temple to Thomas D. and Mary Guerra.

Harold was a life-long resident of Temple. He was a good and faithful Christian man. For many years, Harold was a remodeling contractor in the central Texas area. He loved music, playing the drums and writing music in his younger days. Harold always enjoyed a trip to the casino whenever he could. He loved to draw and was very talented. Harold also enjoyed fishing, pitching horse shoes, and softball with friends and family whenever he could. Most of all Harold loved shooting pool. He and his team “G-Force” competed in many different tournaments all over the state. He truly loved the game and the relationships he formed while playing. Harold’s greatest treasure in life was his family. He was a true family man at heart. Harold loved spending time with his siblings and their families. He had a very special bond with all of his nieces and nephews. Harold will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Mr. Guerra is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Johnny Martinez; and a sister, Mary Frances Guerra.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory are his brothers, Thomas Guerra Jr., Joe Guerra, David Guerra, Adam Guerra, Robert Guerra; sisters, Sandra Deleon, Delilah Guerra, Juanita Adams, Rosa Castillo, Sara Guerra, Betty Polendo; his many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Services are entrusted to the directors at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple.


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  1. Amy (Shook) Ayres
    Georgetown, TX

    My heart is broken for the Guerra family. Harold was a very special friend to me. Harold was a cherished soul, and he will remain forever in my thoughts and prayers. Much love my dear friend. Gods speed.

  2. Andria Guerra
    Del City, OK

    Tio Harold, i feel like i need to say a lot, but i don't know what to say at all. I am sorry that i am not there, but I have faith that you heard my prayer to you. I will always remember the sweet and kinds words you spoke, and i will continue to make you proud, and live my dreams. Always Andeee

  3. Sissy yeager
    Salado, TX

    Prayers to all the family, so sorry for your loss, he was a sweet man, I learned a lot about pool from him, had a few good times in Vegas too, he will be dearly missed

  4. RosaLinda Meyer
    Olmpia, WA

    My thoughts and prayers are with the entire extended Guerra family during this time of loss. My deepest condolences to you all.

  5. Jennifer Wells Brooke and Kristen Aguilar
    Troy, TX

    Our deepest condolences to the whole family ...we love you all and have you in our thoughts and prayers high Tio ..❤️💙💚 Gone but not forgotten..... Love Jenn and the girls

  6. Debbie Passamano
    temple, TX

    To Guerra family i am so sorry for your loss of this special person .Harold i will always remember the love that we had for each other. I dont know how i will get threw this but i will because i know that you are pain free and in a great place . so until we see each other again love you .

  7. Thomas Guerra Jr.
    Temple, TX

    I miss you I love you I will miss our Friday morning breakfast we had before you got sick you will always be remembered and will always have memories of all we did together Baseball as kids playing music together in the same band at 12 and 14 years old softball,pool and so much more to many to mention or even remember as well working together for many years always on my mind always in my heart Love you Harold Guerra

  8. Mary An Turner
    Temple, TX

    Harold was a beautiful soul and will be greatly missed by all of us. I pray his family receives comfort from knowing how much he is loved and respected.

  9. Mary Coppin
    Temple, TX

    May God bless the Guerra family in the loss of Harold. I know he will be missed by the many whose lives he touched.

  10. Cynthia Marie Rodriguez

    We're sorry for yur loss we knew Harold well.We will miss him.From MR@MRS.PAUL ARAGON @FAMILY

  11. Tammy & Wayne Stallings
    Temple, TX

    Thoughts and prayers for the Guerra Family. May the happy memories carry the family through this sorrowful time. God bless you all!

  12. Curtis Pena

    Sorry for the loss of Harold Guerra. He was a very special person. We pray for the Guerra family.

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