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Amancio V. Garcia

April 8, 1925 ~ October 18, 2018 (age 93)
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Amancio V. Garcia, 93 is now resting in peace. He passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018.  Amancio was born on April 8, 1925 to Celso & Petra Vela Garcia and resided in Villa Cavazos all his life.   He was a WWII Veteran serving in the United States Army.  He was a recipient of the Purple Heart, being wounded at the Battle of the Bulge; he was awarded 3 Battle Stars and a Silver Star for Gallantry.

Amancio was preceded in death by loving wife of 64 years Margarita Garcia; his son Amancio Garcia, Jr; his parents Celso & Petra V. Garcia and great grandchildren Joaquin Villegas and Alannah Garcia.

Left to cherish his memory will be children: Ninfa (+Ismael) Gracia, Gilbert (Gracie) Garcia, Dora (Poncho) Valdez, Berta (Carlos) Barbosa, Adan (+Carmen) Garcia, Irma (Tony) Guerrero, Noemi (Armando) Benavidez, and Norma Garcia; 19 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Visitation will be on Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at San Benito Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.  Burial will follow at Mont Meta Memorial Park where he will receive Military Honors.

Funeral arrangement have been entrusted to San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas (956)361-9192  

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