Samuel “Samson” Garcia III, 23, passed away January 3, 2017. He was born August 24, 1993 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Samuel Garcia Jr. and Maria Elena “Elaine” Garcia. Samson attended Alice High School and was a member of the Alice High School Band. He enjoyed music, dancing and weight lifting, but was known to many for his love joking around and being around his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Samuel was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Florentino Garcia and uncle, Steven “Zofo” Garcia.

Samuel is survived by his parents, Sam Jr. and Elaine Garcia of Alice, Texas; brothers, Jacob Gonzalez of Alice, Texas and Andrew Rodriguez of Alice, Texas; sister, Tina Merlaine Garcia of Alice, Texas; maternal grandmother, Evita Garcia of Alice, Texas, paternal grandfather, Samuel (Janie) Garcia of Odem, Texas, paternal grandmother, Anita Garcia of Alice, Texas; aunts and uncles, Sheila (Rey) Balboa of Bishop, Texas, Tino Garcia (Vanessa Lopez) of Alice, Texas, Mel (Heather) Garcia of Alice, Texas, Darita Garcia of Bishop, Texas, Lyza (A.B.) Jimenez of Alice, Texas; his nephew, Isaiah Hisavior Gonzalez and his beloved pet dogs, Chuy and Buggy.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017, from 5 to 9 pm at the Stonegate Baptist Church in Alice, Texas with a Prayer Service to begin at 7 pm that evening. Funeral Service will be held at 10 am on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Stonegate Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the Roberson Collins Cemetery

Serving as Pallbearers will be Jacob Gonzalez, Andrew Rodriguez, Ray Balboa, Mel Garcia, Tino Garcia, Eliseo Jimenez, Steven Garcia Jr. and Adam Uribe.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME