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Obituary – Eduardo”Ed” Garza Jr.

March 22

Eduardo “Ed” Garza Jr., 69, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Mission Regional Medical Center. He was born in McAllen, Texas on October 28, 1948 to Eddie and Dora Garza of Mission. Ed was a Navy veteran, serving two terms and on his second term was stationed in Beeville, Tx where he met his wife Eloisa Contreras. They married on May 31, 1986 in Mission. Edward was an original member of the Innkeepers band and an avid bowler. He was a retired electronic technician, a devout husband, father, grandfather, and uncle.
Mr. Garza was preceded in death by his parents Eddie B Garza Sr and Dora V. Garza, and his sister Rebecca McCrea. Mourning his death, yet cherishing his memory are his wife of 32 years, Eloisa C. Garza, and his two daughters, Ongela (Waseem) Abudawoud, and Katrina Garza. Anna (Neil) Jones, sister and brother in law, Brian McCrea; six grandchildren: Zachary, Brittany, Nathaniel, Yousif, T.S. Christopher, Braylon, and 2 great-grandsons: Zachary Jr. and Jayden; beloved neices: Annik, Chantal, Siobhan, Devin and Stephanie; grandnieces and grandnephews: Rylan, Dallas, Jour’Daine, Jace, Jonah, Kalea, Jaden, Bradley, Zion, Edward, and Isabella; Three sisters in-laws, Carmen Contreras of Donna, Tx, Carmela Contreras and Delia M. (Tony) Garcia of Beeville, Tx. Ed was deeply loved and will always be in our hearts. Interment will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:00pm at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery with full Military Honors. Ric Brown Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Daniel Valadez

    Eloisa and Family,
    I am so very sad about Eddie’s passing, however, I am glad to have a few old fond memories of my cousin Eddie when we were children in Mission. I vaguely remember him playing music, but what I really remember is that he was a really nice guy with a great sense of humor. And how could I forget my Tia Nena and Uncle Eddie. I remember Tia was so nice and Uncle zipping around here and there, talking so fast it would make your head spin!
    My family left the Valley in 1970 when I was 13 years old and I am sad that I did not stay connected with family there. I wish I would have had more notice of the funeral because I would have loved to have traveled to Mission to personally extend my condolences and to reminisce with you all.
    With fond memories,
    Daniel Valadez
    Son of Oscar and Gloria Valadez of Mission TX

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