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.