Enrique (Henry) Reyes Garza, 89, of Oxnard California, passed away on March 16th, 2012, surrounded by family. He was born March 5, 1923, in Campbellton Texas, the son of the late Eulalio Garza, Sr. and Rufina Garza. He was the second oldest of ten siblings. He married Francis Garza on October 19, 1946. In 1940 he served in the U.S. Army as a heavy mortar crewman. After his honorable discharge, he worked in various professions. Henry's passion was volunteering and helping others.
He is survived by his wife; four daughters, Emma (Jose) Aguero, Elena (Domingo) Tanguma, Sylvia (Alex) Rodarte and Carol (Joey) Maldonado; seven sons, Henry (Belinda) Garza, Carlos "Rocky" (Rose) Garza, Sam (Marcela) Garza, David (Barbie) Garza, Dario (Tracy) Garza, Hector (Gloria) Garza and Daniel (Dacia) Garza; one brother, Alberto Garza of Three Rivers; three sisters, Margarita (Audelio) Salazar of Three Rivers, Lupita (Lionelle) Castillo of Katy, Tx. and Elizabeth Garza (Pat) Ryan of Missoula, Montana. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Reynaldo Garza, Eulalio Garza, Jr., Arturo Garza and Avelino Garza; two sisters, Josephina Rodriguez and Maria Garza.
Enrique (Henry) was a loving husband, father, friend, and a very special Grandpa to 32 Grandchildren, 41 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren. He is dearly loved and missed by friends and family throughout California, Arizona and Texas.
A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, March 27, at 10 am. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers, TX. The committal service with military honors will follow at Three Rivers Cemetery.
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 10:00am, Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Three Rivers Cemetery
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