He was born on May 18, 1928 to Martin Garza and Jovita Heritage in Texas. He married Maria E. Garza on Aug. 4, 1950 in Three Rivers. He was a laborer in agriculture and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 29 at Galloway & Sons Chapel in Three RIvers from 3-9 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Ryszard Zielinski. Burial followed at Three Rivers Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Richard Castillo, Gerald Castillo, Shannon Ahquin, Arnold Salazar, Roland Salazar and Hector Garza.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria E. Garza (Jan. 11, 2009.)
He is survived by a daughter, Gloria G. (Esidro) Campos of Oxnard, CA; a son, Gene Garza of Tucso, AZ; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were under the direction of Galloway and Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers.