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Joe S. Garcia

April 22, 1937 – August 1, 2019

Joe S. Garcia, age 82, of Gatesville, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019, in Waco, surrounded by his family.

Services were held August 6, 2019, at Scott’s Funeral Home.

Burial followed at Restland Cemetery.

Joe was born, April 22, 1937, in Evant, to Floyd Garcia Sr. and Celia Salazar Garcia. Joe worked for Kalyn and the City of Gatesville retiring in 2002. He was one of the best sheep shearers in Coryell County and surrounding counties. Above all, Joe loved his family.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; Emma Lopez, Mike Garcia, Rosa Leyva, Floyd Garcia, Jr., Mary Avila and Albert Garcia.

He is survived by his children, JoAnn Smith and husband, Les, Jose Garcia and wife, Ellen, Betty Myers and husband, Robert and Mary Colson and husband, Frank; grandchildren, Chris Garcia, Amelia Flaten, Tiffany Sanders, Amber Colson, Katy Rodriguez, Heather Faulkner, Josee Myers, Jaylea Smith and Austin Smith; great-grandchildren, Jacob Sanders, Bella Johncox, Emilee Sanders, Wyatt Sanders, Carlee Garcia, Riley Faulkner and Rose Faulkner; and sister, Pauline Salazar.

Memorials may be made to Providence Hospice Place, 300 West Hwy 6, Waco, Texas 76712.

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