OBITUARY

Silvestre Garcia Sr.

December 31, 1927November 18, 2021
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Silvestre Garcia Sr., 93, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021. He was born in Skidmore, Texas on December 31, 1927. He married Amada O. Garcia on February 5, 1953.

Silvestre served in the Army during the Korean War and worked as a seaman in the Merchant Marines for 18 years. He then worked in the roofing industry from which he retired in 1989. He had a passion for his family and his “Ranch.”

He is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Amada O. Garcia and his son, Silvestre Garcia Jr.

He is survived by his children: Julian Ayala, Belinda G. Arrisola (Louis), Richard Garcia (Ruby), Rosa Linda Hinojosa (David), Abbie Montelongo (Efrain), Elizabeth Perez (Juan), Rodolfo Garcia (Lile), Rojelio Garcia (Lydia), Sylvia Denise Acuña (Edward) and Jeani Benavides (Michael). He will be lovingly missed by his 24 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Amado Garcia.

Visitation will be held at Memory Gardens Funeral Home on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM. Reflection and Farewell will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM, with burial to follow.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemoryGardensFuneralHome.com for the Garcia family.

  • FAMILY

  • Julian Ayala, Son
  • Belinda G. Arrisola (Louis), Daughter
  • Richard Garcia (Ruby), Son
  • Rosa Linda Hinojosa (David), Daughter
  • Abbie Montelongo (Efrain), Daughter
  • Elizabeth Perez (Juan), Daughter
  • Rodolfo Garcia (Lile), Son
  • Rojelio Garcia (Lydia), Son
  • Sylvia Denise Acuña (Edward), Daughter
  • Jeani Benavides (Michael), Daughter
  • Amado Garcia, Brother
  • Amada O. Garcia, Spouse (deceased)
  • Silvestre Garcia Jr., Son (deceased)
  • Mr. Garcia also leaves 24 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 26, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, November 26, 2021

  • Reflection and Farewell

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, November 27, 2021

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