Juan L. Garcia, 75, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. He was born on May 23, 1935 in Louise to Adolfo and Guadalupe Luna Garcia.

He proudly served his country in the US Army in 1961. He was also employed with Bird Cotton Gin for over 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Juanito Garcia Jr.; his brother, Henry Gomez; and his sister, Benita Gomez.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lucia Garcia of Robstown; his children, Yolanda (Gil) Martinez of Highlands, Norma (Genaro) Benitez, Roy (Elva) Garcia, Linda (Tom) Sepulveda, Jimmy (Dalia) Garcia, and Ruby (Ruben) Leal, all of Robstown; his brothers, Tino Gomez of Texas, Joe Gomez of Colorado, Bene Gomez, Valentin Gomez, and Adolfo Gomez Jr., all of Oklahoma; his sisters, Olivia Lopez, Juana De La Cruz, both of Oklahoma, and Irma Amador of Texas; 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Robstown. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery in Robstown.

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