Godfrey M. Garcia, 61, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2010.

He was a retired welder in the oilfield industry.

He was also a United States Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Maria Garcia; his grandmother, Josefa Garcia; and granddaughter, Maria Christinita Garcia.

Survivors include one daughter, Vicki Garcia of Ben Bolt, three sons, Godfrey (Manuela) Garcia Jr of Durham, N.C., Jeffrey (Christina) Garcia of Ben Bolt, and Richard (Sirfiati) Garcia of Lacey, Wash.; five brothers, George (Lucy) Garcia Jr. of Portland, Gilbert (Ruby) Garcia of Corpus Christi, Mel (Dalia) Garcia of Robstown, Gustavo Garcia of Corpus Christi, and Mario Garcia of Corpus Christi; three sisters, Gloria Garcia (Ray) Madrigal of Corpus Christi, Grace (Joe) Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, and Yolanda Gonzalez of Corpus Christi; nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with military honors conducted by the United Veterans Burial Association.

Services concluded at the funeral home.

Rosas Funeral Home, Alice