2018-08-08 / Obituaries


RAYMONDVILLE -Cleto R. Garcia, 85, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his home in Raymondville, TX. He was the third of six children. C.R. was born on July 13, 1933 in Raymondville, TX to Mr. Juan Garcia and Mrs. Esperanza Ruiz-Garcia.

He is preceded in death by his parents; stepson Oscar; and the Uresti family. He is survived by his loving wife: Gloria Gutierrez Garcia; sons: Johnny (Jessica) Garcia, Gabriel Garcia (Veronica Olivarez), and Xavier (Ashley) Garcia; daughters: Esperanza Garcia-Robles and Lolita Garcia-Lopez; stepdaughter: Nancy (D. Omar) Cavazos; 21 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and a large extended family.

Cleto, whom was known by many as “Grandpa,” will fondly be remembered by his family and friends. Most importantly Grandpa will be remembered for being remarkably caring, a proud father/ grandfather, and a humble U.S. Army Veteran.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and resumed today, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. A funeral procession will lead to his final place of rest in the Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery where military honors will be given by the American Legion Post 390 and Auxiliary Unit 390.

Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Xavier Garcia, Adrian Robles, Johnny Garcia, Joe Lopez, Gabriel Garcia, and Bradley Robles.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring hands of Good Shepherd Funeral Home. 1157 W. Hidalgo Raymondville, TX.

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