Mr. Garcia was born Sept. 29, 1939 in Kenedy to Jose and Manuela Salinas Garcia. He was a retired sandblaster, a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife Tila Diaz Garcia; sons, Michael (Renae) Garcia of Arlington, Mark Garcia of Austin, and Dr. Marvin Garcia of Rockport; brother, Joe R. Garcia of San Antonio; and grandchildren Alix Garcia, Amanda Garcia, and Brianna Garcia.
He is preceded death by his parents, Jose and Manuela Salinas Garcia and brothers, Ray and Ruben Garcia.
A rosary was recited Tuesday, July 8 at 7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated today, Wednesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Hermann officiating.
Interment will follow in the Loma Alta Cemetery in Kenedy with Military Honors.