Mr. Garcia was a retired welder and rancher.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon G. and Elida M. Garcia; and one brother, Simon Garcia Jr.
Survivors include three sons, Theodore B. (Sherly) Garcia of Alice, Mark G. (Anna) Garcia of Beeville and Matthew (Alma) Garcia of San Antonio; four daughters, Yvette Garcia, Michelle (Kevin) Reese and Theresa (Brian) Plemmons, all of Corpus Christi, and Christina (Joseph) Wilson of Orange Grove; three sisters, Barbara Freudden of Long Island, N.Y., Alma Powell of Texas City and Lillie Ann (Luciano) Castro of Laredo; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday, March 29, at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in Alice with a rosary to be recited there at 7 o’clock that evening.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St Joseph Catholic Church in Alice. Burial will follow at New Collins Cemetery in Alice.
Arrangements were under the direction of Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc., Alice.