He was born July 27, 1941 in Refugio.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Garza of Refugio; one daughter, Laura G. Solis of Refugio; one son, Louis Garza of Refugio; one sister, Jeannie Esquivel of Victoria; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, all of Refugio.
A rosary was recited on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church.
Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.