MISSION – David Garza, 86, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.
Mr. Garza was born July 19, 1931, to Napoleon and Francisca Garza. In 1994, he retired after working 28 years for Mission Paving Company as a road construction foreman.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Post #1065, American Legion Post #93 and the Knights of Columbus #14261. He was a member and active serving in various capacities at Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Tomasa Limon Garza; children, Felipe of Brazoria, Susana of Mission, Fernando of San Juan, Dario of Harlingen, Veronica Almendarez of Mission and Patricia Almendarez of Mission; sisters, Aurora Garcia of Mission and Margarita Perez of California; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Jr.; and siblings, Miguel, Napoleon, Isidro, Daniel and Florencia.
A funeral mass was held on Feb. 9 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Burial followed at Catholic Cemetery in Mission. Military honors were conducted by American Legion Post #93.