FREER - Sergio Gabriel Garza, 18, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 13, 2017 after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on January 11, 1999 to Jose A. Garza, Jr. and Arisally Garcia in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sergio was a 2017 graduate of Freer High School "A TRUE BUCKAROO", loved football, baseball, barbecueing, hanging out with his friends at the river, and loved his Wela's cooking. Sergio was a very caring person and loved making new friends everywhere he went. He was a loving son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Maria "Chole" Salinas and his uncle, Samuel "Big Sam" Garza. 

Sergio is survived by his mother and step-father Arisally G. (Alfonso) Perales of Freer, Texas; his father and step-mother Jose A. (Rebecca) Garza, Jr. of Freer, Texas; his paternal grandparents, Jose A. and Luisa Garza, Sr. of Premont, Texas; one sister, Preya Garza of Freer, Texas; three step-brothers, Alfredo Zapata, A. J. Cadena and Alex Cadena all of Freer,Texas; one step-sister, Tonisha Zapata of Freer, Texas; one uncle, Albert Salinas of San Diego, Texas; two aunts, Cricelia Salinas and Annabelle Salinas both of Freer, Texas; numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Garza Funeral Home in Freer, Texas with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Freer, Texas. Interment will follow at Las Piedritas Cemetery #2 in Freer, Texas.

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Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas