Mr. Garcia was born Feb. 28, 1956, in Hebbronville to Elida (Garza) and Reynaldo Zaragosa Garcia. He married Ruth Lucio Uribe on July 5, 1980, and was co-owner of A&D Wheel Alignment since 1985. He had served as a firefighter with the Beeville Volunteer Fire Department for more than 36 years and was currently captain of the department.
He was preceded in death by his father, Reynaldo Zaragosa Garcia.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Ruth L. Garcia of Beeville; mother, Elida Garcia of Beeville; a daughter, Gloria (Matthew) Miller of Beeville; a brother, Joe Antonio Garcia of Beeville; four grandchildren, Martin Guzman, Abel Guzman, Amerie Miller and Matthew Miller II; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. A prayer service was held there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Oak Park Chapel with Chaplain Bill Stockton officiating. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Doug Holland, Jeff Engleman, Anna Perez, Billy Burris, Donnie Morris, Ryan Garza, Jeff Silva and Robert Doubrava.
Honorary pallbearers were Martin Guzman, Abel Guzman, Joe Garcia Jr., Daniel Lopez Jr. and Oswaldo Lopez.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel