June 11, 1961 – October 1, 2020
Juan “John” Garcia, 59, Colorado City passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 1, 2020. He was born on June 11, 1961 in Dimmit, Texas to Vicente and Beatrice Soliz Garcia. John was a man of great character, he was strong willed, reliable, and dependable, but could also be a bit stubborn at times. He believed strongly in his faith in God, the love of family, and working hard in order to provide for his family. In his younger days he enjoyed fishing, but as he got older his passions included working, fixing up older vehicles and riding on his Harley. John was a member of Saint Michaels the Arch Angel Catholic Church in Grand Prarie before moving to Colorado City and joining Saint Ann’s Catholic Church John is survived by his wife Berta Arispe of Colorado City, by his sons Justin Garcia and wife Marissa, Edrick Garcia and wife Myra, and Aaron Garcia and wife Wanda all of Grand Prairie. He is also survived by his granddaughters Natalie, Jocelyn, Ava, Elianna, Miranda, and Hazel and by his grandsons Grayson and Easton also of Grand Prairie, by his brothers Visente Garcia of San Antonio and Edward Garcia of Midland, and by his sisters Adelaide Martinez of Midland, Gloria Murillo of Colorado City, and Katherine Moreno of Midland, as well as by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, by a sister Fidelia Salazar and by a brother Benito Garcia. A Mass of Christian Burial for John will be held on Saturday October 10th at 11 am at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church with Father Tony Franco officiating, the burial will follow in the Mitchell County Cemetery. The family will be present for a visitation at the Kiker Seale Funeral Home on Friday, October 9th from 6-8 pm with a rosary to be performed at 7 pm. Due to limited seating at the church those wishing may view a Facebook live stream on Kiker Seale Funeral Homes Facebook page. In lieu of flowers please consider contributions to Saint Ann’s Catholic Church of Colorado City All are encouraged to share a memory by visiting www.kikerseale.com
- Justin Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Edrick Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Aaron Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Visente Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Edward Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Issac Scott, Active Pallbearer
- Chris Pierce, Active Pallbearer
- Eric Garcia, Active Pallbearer
- Tamara Arispe, Honorary Pallbearer
- Gabriel Castillo, Honorary Pallbearer
- Freddy Castillo, Honorary Pallbearer
- Ruben Garcia, Honorary Pallbearer
- Gabriel Salazar, Honorary Pallbearer
- David Rivera, Honorary Pallbearer
- Jesse Rios, Honorary Pallbearer
- Melvin Wayne Jackson, Honorary Pallbearer
- Frank Martinez, Honorary Pallbearer
October 10, 2020
My sincere condolences to the families. My prayers are with you all. God bless you all.
October 10, 2020
Will always remember Johnny’s smile and how he was always polite and respectful.
My thoughts and prayers for Bert and the family and friends that loved and knew and grew up with Johnny.
Class of ‘79’.
October 9, 2020
LOTS of great memories with my good friend riding around in that red camaro. Rest in peace my dear friend. My heartfelt condolences to Bert, Arispe family and the Garcia family.
October 7, 2020
Edrick, I don't know if you remember me from Gulfstream, but I worked with your Dad at Gulfstream and Galaxy. I considered him a friend as well as a dedicated worker. Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss; I'll miss him.
October 6, 2020
I knew John he was married to my neighbor Bertha Arispe. Bertha we used be friends since childhood we used to sit on their blueberry tree we used climb through her bedroom and sit for hours. I went to school with John sister Kathy. My sincere condolences to the Arispe, Garcia family may John Rest In Paradise.