Daniel Garcia, III

daniel garcia, iii
Daniel Garcia III, age 51, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021. Daniel was born on March 3, 1970 in Fort Hood, Texas to Juan and Lala. Daniel retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after 25 years of service. He loved his country, his family and above all else God. He spent his free time taking care of his car, smoking meat and talking to his grand kids. He also took pleasure in volunteering at the USO. Daniel is survived by his loving wife, Maria G. Garcia; children, Daniella Stiles (Zachary), Daniel Garcia IV (Bobbe) and Dalia Garcia; grandchildren, Evarista, Calvin, Liam, Emilie, Aurora and Cinco; and siblings, John Jr., Jesus, Marco, Diana, Iris, Jose and Elizabeth; parents, Juan and Lala; in-laws, Jesus and Matilda Moya. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Lux Funeral Home with a Service starting at 7:00 PM. Internment will be held later at Fort Sam National Houston Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can me made to the USO in his memory.

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  1. A man of great FAITH filled with the HOLY SPIRIT. He lived it out his Faith for all to see. Daniel walked fearless in illness. Rejoiced in knowing His ABBA awaited him in Heaven. Daniel looked forward to Rejoicing for Eternity in the Presence of HIS LORD JESUS.

  2. Who can forget Daniel, just a freshmen at Pan American University when I met him. Highly motivated and dedicated future soldier. May you rest in peace and soldier on in heaven. LTC (R) Luis Barrera PAU 89.

  3. Daniel was not my brother in law he was a brother..We will miss his smile his jokes his grilling but most of all his adventures and life lessons at story time. We will see you again Daniel Thank you for your service for your country and family. Until we meet again

  4. Nikki always my little Brother We will miss you dearly on this side but will see you and the other side Love You Thank you for always being there for your nephews always

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