Octavio E. "Tavo" Garcia, Jr., 65, a lifetime resident of Benavides, Texas went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 after a long illness.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Octavio E. and Belen R. Garcia; brother-in-law, Roberto Garcia; and a nephew, Jody Garcia.

Tavo is survived by his brother, Amado (Anita) Garcia; two sisters, Graciela Garcia and Gloria (Frank) Saenz; and uncle, Luis Garcia all of Benavides, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2015 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church in Benavides, Texas. Military Graveside Services and Interment will be held at 1 p.m. at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at www.garzafuneralhome.com

Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas.