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Obituary – Ricardo Homero Garza
November 7, 2020
Richard H. “Mr. Garza” Garza was born July 3rd, 1937 and passed away peacefully on October 21st, 2020, surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Born in Mission, Texas to Anastacio and Emilia Garza, he graduated from Mission Highschool in 1955. Richard went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Pan American College and then completed his education with a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Southwest Texas State University in 1974. Richard had been an active member of the community, serving for the Seguin Library Board, the Guadalupe County Welfare Board, as well as, serving as President to both the Evening Lions Club and Guadalupe Valley Hospital Board. Additionally, he received a VISION Award in 1995.
Mr. Garza’s various accomplishments range from teaching Spanish and coaching golf at Seguin Highschool, to counseling at A.J. Briesemeister Middle School, and ending his career as Director of Truancy for the Seguin Independent School District. Mr. Garza was an excellent educator, mentor, as well as a humble and honorable man. His dedication to helping others was evident through his involvement with programs such as, Stuff the Bus, Supplying School Supplies for Needy Children, and several other programs that assisted with supplying clothing for those in need. He was also involved in many community projects throughout his life, his driving force was to touch the lives of children, to help them to set and reach their goals.
Richard H. Garza was a deeply loved Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Uncle, and Grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him.
All CDC protocol must be followed including social distancing and face coverings worn. Interment of ashes will be held at 10:30 am with Father Roy Snipes officiating on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at San Jose Cemetery in Mission, Texas. Services were entrusted to Ric Brown Family Funeral Home of Mission.