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Dagoberto R. “Rick” De La Garza

August 22, 1959 — March 20, 2023

Dagoberto R. “Rick” De La Garza peacefully passed away March 20, 2023 at sixty-three years of age after waging a valiant battle with cancer. He was born August 22, 1959 to José S. and Olivia De La Garza in San Benito, Texas.

Rick was a proud of San Benito High School, Class of 1979. He retired from San Benito CISD after thirty-two years of dedicated service as a campus security officer. He started his career with SBCISD at the age of twenty-two. In his leisure time, Rick enjoyed fishing and football.

Rick is preceded in death by his father, José S. De La Garza.

Left to treasure Rick’s memory is his loving wife, Celia De La Garza; his daughters, Monica Carr and Yesenia Mares; granddaughter, Alicia Rodriguez; mother, Olivia De La Garza; brothers, Jaime, Felix, and Joe De La Garza; and sisters, Laura De La Garza and Carol Brady.

The De La Garza family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, March 26, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening.

Rick will be laid to rest on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Mont Meta Memorial Park. Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jaime De La Garza, Felix De La Garza, Joe De La Garza, Michael Cortez, Jeff Brady, and Gilbert De La Garza.

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Visitation

Sunday, March 26, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Sunday, March 26, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment

Monday, March 27, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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