- May 11, 1939 - January 21, 2017
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of Alonzo's Passing
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Alonzo (Lonnie) G. Garcia was called home to the good Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the age of 77.
Alonzo was born on May 11, 1939. He was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, attending elementary, middle school and Roy Miller High School. Alonzo was an avid sports fan and athlete who enjoyed playing softball and golf. He especially enjoyed hunting at the ranch with his family, spending and making great memories. Alonzo always made time to share his life long stories, which always brought laughter and joy to all of us. He was a lifelong Catholic, he attended Sacred Heart, St. Patrick and Cathedral Churches. His whole life was dedicated to providing for his beloved family. He worked in the auto parts industry owning his own business-F.M. Warehouse until his retirement. Alonzo was a huge Dallas Cowboy and Houston Astros fan. He never gave up on those two teams. Dad's biggest thrill was preparing Sunday breakfast for his children and grandchildren so he could spend quality family time with everyone. He is preceded in death by his parents Baldo & Jesusa P. Garcia, sister Aida Castro, brother Adriano Garcia, and sister Aurora De los Santos.
He leaves behind his devoted wife of 57 years, Francisca (Camargo) Garcia; his children Patricia Ann (Guardado) Garcia, Alonzo G. Garcia Jr. (Elda), Nora J. (Frank) Rodriguez, and Catherine Garcia; his grandchildren Gilbert G. Guardado Jr., Alonzo (A.J.) Garcia III, Rolando G. Guardado, Victoria Rodriguez, James Paul Garcia, Trey Rodriguez; great granddaughter Amira Jade Pizana; his sister Adelma DeSantos and several other family members.
Visitation will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with a Rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.