Gregorio Gonzalez Garcia Jr., 71, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2009.

He was born in Banquete on March 26, 1938 to Gregorio Garcia Sr. and Olivia Gonzalez Garcia. He retired after 20 years of service from the Calallen Independent School District. He enjoyed playing Bingo, gardening and taking care of his lawn.

He was preceded in death by parents, and his wife, Marta Garcia.

Survivors include his five sons, Gregorio (Irma) Garcia III, of Seguin, Armando Garcia of Robstown, Mario (Laurey) Garcia of Refugio, Alberto (Margarita) Garcia and Sebastian (LeeAnna) Garcia, both of Robstown; his daughter, Perla (Tony) Garcia of Robstown; two brothers, Juan (Rachel) Garcia and Sylvestre Garcia, both of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Rosa Garcia and Estella Garcia, both of Corpus Christi; 16 grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited on Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 20, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Union Cemetery in Orange Grove.

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