Oscar S. Garcia, 80, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008.

He was born on July 29, 1928 in Robstown to Loreto and Emilia Sarrazin Garcia. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Lucia Garcia; his daughter, Mary Ann Hernandez; his son, Gabriel Garcia; his brothers, Mike S. Garcia, Mario Garcia and Jesus S. Garcia.

Survivors include his children, Ernest Garcia, Teresa (Juan M.) Rivera, Imelda (Alfredo) Salinas, Gloria (Roger) Lopez, and Diana G. Vasquez, all of Alice, and Jose Oscar Garcia; three brothers, Enrique S. (Minerva) Garcia, Raymond S. (Viola) Garcia and Johnny S. (Beatrice) Garcia, all of Robstown; five sisters, Socorro S. Garcia of Robstown, Blanca (Armando) Garcia of Kingsville, Teresa Garcia of California, Lucia (Homero) Silva of Bishop, and Margarita G. (Antonio) Villarreal of Corpus Christi; his sister-in-law, Delia Garcia; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 27 and 28, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at St. Anthony Cemetery in Robstown.