Odem – Benito P. Garcia passed away peacefully January 30, 2020. He was 85.
Benito was born on March 21, 1934 in Odem, Texas to Elogio and Carmen (Prieto) Garcia. He worked in construction most of his life. Benito and his wife, Blanca, raised their children in Odem where they built their lives together. Benito was a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother who will be missed by all who knew him.
Preceding in death are his wife: Blanca Garcia; parents: Elogio and Carmen Garcia; brothers: Juan, Arnold, Eligio, Pedro and Elogio Garcia; and sons-in-law: Hector Torres and Juan Torres.
Survivors include his sons: Eli Garcia (Brenda) of Sinton, Texas; Benito Garcia (Elizabeth) of Odem, Texas; Peter Garcia (Esther) and David Molina (Kelsey), all of Corpus Christi, Texas; daughers: Ninfa Pizana (John) and Evangelina Sanchez, all of San Antonio, Texas; Ermelinda Torres of Victoria, Texas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers: Silvestre Garcia of Odem, Texas and Eugenio Garcia of Corpus Christi, Texas; sisters: Consuelo Carden of Houston, Texas; Estefana Aleman and Nena Garcia, both of Odem, Texas.
Visitation will begin Friday, January 31, 2020, 4:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton. A Holy Rosary will be recited the same evening, 7:00 PM at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church in Odem. Burial will follow in San Pedro Cemetery, Odem.
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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.
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