Guadalupe A. Garcia, Sr., 90, passed away on November 11, 2022. He was born on June 11, 1932, in La Grulla, Texas. Guadalupe served in the United States Army, during the Korean War. He was injured and received a purple heart. He was the Post Commander of CWV 1065, the last of the original 68 founding members. A devout Catholic, he was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 14261. \n \n His life was full and did remarkable things at every stage of his life! He spent over 40 years working as a furniture salesman with Lacks, Bob Howell furniture and LFD furniture. He was the happy, charismatic salesman everyone would look for and he had an amazing gift of gab! \n \n He loved life and embraced it with his passion for music, quite often he would sing songs to his beloved wife, our mom, Audelia. He played in small venues for politicians and parties in the RGV. He had strong positive opinions on politics and taught his 8 children and 23 grandchildren to always embrace and vote, as it was our duty, and freedom is not free. \n \n Towards the end of his life Guadalupe served as President for Amigos Del Valle in Mission for several years. He enjoyed his daily gatherings with old friends for an early breakfast. He enjoyed Sunday gatherings with all his children and grandchildren. He lived a full life he will be loved and never forgotten by all of his family and friends and the many people he touched along the way to his final destination, Heaven. \n \n He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 70 years, Maria Audelia Garcia; his sons and daughters, Norma (Felipe, Jr.) Garcia, Olga (Joe) Wilson, Rolando Garcia, Homero Garcia, Elizabeth (Mario) Hinojosa, Irma Garcia, Arturo (Estella) Garcia, Guadalupe A. (Norma) Garcia, Jr.; 23 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; two siblings Consuelo Espericueta and Bernardino Garcia. \n \n Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm at the Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mission with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial to follow at Valley Memorial Garden in Mission. \n \n Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Homero Garcia, Rolando Garcia, Guadalupe A. Garcia., Jr., Willie Garcia McAllen, Ricco Garcia and Javier Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be Sammy Garcia, Julian Garcia, Eli Garcia, Daniel Garcia, Jay Garcia, Joe Wilson, James Wilson, Arturo Garcia, Arturo Garcia, Jr. and Mario Hinojosa.