Mr. Juan A. GarciaJuly 27, 1936 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 81)
Mr. Juan A. Garcia, 81, of Eagle Pass, Texas formerly of Galesburg, Illinois died at 10:05 pm Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Fort Duncan Hospital in Eagle Pass.
He was born July 27, 1936 in Zaragoza, Coahuila Mexico the son of Ignacia and Francisco Almanza Garcia. He married Carmel “Carmen” Lopez in June 19, 1965 in Rock Island, Illinois. She preceded him in death on April 12, 2002.
Juan is survived by his son, John Henry (Julie) Garcia of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, Jeremy (Fiance Samantha Valadez) Garcia, Alexis Garcia and Sienna Garcia all of Houston, Texas; one great granddaughter, Savannah Garcia; one brother, Ignacia (Antonia) Garcia of Eagle Pass; a sister- in-law, Francisco Ortiz de Garcia of Eagle Pass; three sisters, Dora Soliz of Fort Worth, Texas, Berta (Lázaro Valdez) Garcia de Valdez of Zaragoza, Coahuila Mexico and Rita Garcia de Luna of Eagle Pass. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one brother, Rolando Garcia and two brothers-in-laws, Isidro Soliz and Daniel de Luna.
Juan worked in railroad maintenance for Burlington Northern Santa Fe for over 25 years. He was a member of the Brotherhood Maintenances of Way workers. He was a member of the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass is scheduled for Noon, Friday, December 8, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Rev. Deus-Dedit B. Byabato will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Prayers at 7:00 pm. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.