In Loving Memory of
Jesus Grimaldo Garza
On Sunday January 18, 2015 Jesus (Chuy) Grimaldo Garza went to be with the lord. He was born on October 19, 1922 in La Maroma Piedras Negras, Mexico.
He is preceded in death by his parents Rafaela and Eugenio Garza, brothers Eugene, Raymond, Albert, and Manuel Garza, and his son Eugene M. Garza. He is survived by his loving wife Consuelo Garza, his sister Mary G. Villarreal, brother Richard Garza, and his children Jesus (Jesse) Garza and wife Elva, Ruben Garza and wife Elizabeth, Ramiro Garza and wife Rita, and Marisella Garza Gutierrez; Grandchildren Richard and Ruben Duane Garza, Ramiro and Jesse Garza, Ana-Alicia Hudgins, Eugene and Jennifer Garza, Maggie Chavarria, and Andrea Pena. He also leaves behind many close friends along with numerous nieces and nephews and several Great Grandchildren. He loved us all in his own personal way.
We celebrate the life and legacy of an amazing man who was very work driven and proud of his Catholic Faith. He came to Texas at the age of 2 and later went on to join the Army and is a WWII Veteran were he was honorably discharged as an MP. He was married to the love of his life Consuelo Martinez for 64 years. He went on to become a man of many trades from Sheep Shearing to becoming a Master Carpenter where he started with Ralph and Charles Ivy. He went on to build many Gulf and EXXON stations all over Texas as well as Todayâ€™s convenience stores. He purchased the company which then became Garza Construction with his sons. After his Semi-retirement he worked with Glenn and Molly Poellhemus at the San Angelo Feed Yard in Miles, Texas.
He worked very hard to make a life for his family and to be successful in all that he did. He was very generous, kind and had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved to tell stories of his adventures and could talk for hours. He leaves us with many fond memories, laughs and an emptiness that will be hard to fill. He loved his BINGO in his later years and lived a long and prosperous life. He was blessed by our God, as we were to have him here with us for 92 wonderful, loving and fulfilling years.
Pallbearers will be, Jesus (Jesse) Garza, Eugene Garza IV, Ruben Garza, Ruben Duane Garza, Ramiro Garza, Jesse R. Garza and TJ Pena. Honorary Pallbearers; Richard Garza, Ricardo Garza and Ramiro Garza Jr.
The family would like to extend their thanks and gratitude to the all the Doctors and Shannon staff at the ER and on 5N for the care and compassion shown to us and especially our Father.
The Garza Family would also like to acknowledge all the comrades, friends, and all the people that he came in contact with while working in the construction business from Lawyers, Contractors, Builders, Architectsâ€™ too numerous to mention. Thank you all for the friendship that everyone showed him He spoke highly of everyone he knew and met and never forgot their names. We are blessed!
Mass of Christian Burial will 10 AM Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Joey Faylona officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Services are with Robert Massie Funeral Home.