Jose Garcia, 75, passed away Saturday January 9, 2016 in a San Antonio hospital . He was a retired oilfield worker, a lifetime musician and composer, he had also been inducted into the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame in Alice, loved to hunt, fish and was a football fan. Jose together with his wife were active members of Santo Nino de Atocha Catholic Church at Tecolote Community and also church choir members.He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather great-grandfather, brother and uncle who will be sadly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jesus O. and Maria S. Garcia, one daughter, Graciela Garcia, one brother Gustavo Garcia.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Eustolia S. Garcia of Alice, three sons, Jose (Yolanda) Garcia, Jr., Abelardo (Maria) Garcia both of San Antonio and Roberto ( Nora Trevino) Garcia of Alice, three daughters, Patricia (Arnulfo) Gonzalez of Orange Grove, Annabel (Tomas) Cavazos and Marie (Andrew Ramos) Garcia both of Alice, one brother, Jesus Garcia of Alice, one brother-in-law, Raul (Josie) Salcedo of Alice, six sisters, Consuelo Martinez of Edinburg, Lucila Ortega of San Antonio, Celia Gonzales, Maria (Feliberto) Tagle both of Robstown, Cristela Orta of Agua Dulce and Elida Rosales of Sigonon, Michigan, eighteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday January 12, 2016 at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home in Alice with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday January 13, 2016 at Santo Nino de Atocha Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at New Collins Cemetery in Alice. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. entrusted with arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left on our website www.mauropgarcia.com.