Visente R. Garcia
Born on Oct. 18, 1954
VISENTE R. GARCIA
RUNGE - Visente R. "Caballo" Garcia, Sr. passed away on April 23, 2013, at his home in Runge, Texas. He was born on October 18, 1954, in Karnes City, Texas to the late Benito Garcia, Sr. and Amelia Rodriguez Garcia.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-two years, Rosa-Linda (Pina) Garcia; children, John David Garcia of San Antonio, Syndi Whipple and her husband Shawn of San Antonio, Visente Garcia, Jr. of Karnes City, Crestino Garcia and fiance Jessica Mendoza of Laredo and Jennifer Garcia of San Antonio; grandson, Shawn Wesley Whipple II; brothers, Benito Garcia, Jr., Raul Garcia, Martin Garcia and Samuel Garcia; sisters, Eva Regalado, Esperanza Garcia, Aurora Garcia, Maria Sustaita, San Juana Hernandez, Christina Garcia and Cecilia Garcia. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Tomas Garcia, Jesus Garcia, Crestino Garcia and Freddy Garcia; and by a sister, Rosalinda Cano.
Mr. Garcia was a 1974 graduate of Karnes City High School. He attended the Ryder Institute of Technology in Dallas, Texas and received his certification as a Diesel Mechanic.
Visitation will begin on Friday April 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Friday evening at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday April 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm at St. Cornelius Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Karnes City Latin Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John David Garcia, Visente Garcia, Jr., Crestino Garcia, Shawn Whipple, Martin Garcia and Samuel Garcia.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to and under the direction of Rhodes Funeral Home, 830-780-3334.