On October 28, 2019 surrounded by his loving family Mr. Eugenio Navarro entered eternal rest at the age of 62 years old. "Gene" as he was known and lovingly called was born on March 23, 1957 in McAllen, Texas to Jesus and Paula (Garza) Navarro. Gene lived all his life in McAllen. He worked for the City of McAllen, Parks and Recreation Dept. for more than 30 years. Gene dedicated his life to his family. He enjoyed family gatherings, bar-b-queing, watching football when his favorite team would play,the Dallas Cowboys. Gene had a passion to live life. He had a passion for cars. Gene was a proud owner of a 1930 Ford Model Yellow Coupe Hot Rod, which he loved taking to car show's to participate. Gene also owned a 1967 convertible Camaro. He truly lived life to its fullest. Gene will forever be in the hearts of his family and those that came to know him.
Gene was preceded in death by his father; his brothers- Jose Luis Navarro, Jesus Navarro,Jr., Juan Navarro, brother in law Jorge Escobar.
Left to cherish his memory is Gene's wife of 33 years- Rubicela R. Navarro; his daughter- Lori Suhai Navarro, his son- Eugenio Navarro ,Jr; His siblings- David (Naina) Navarro, Belinda Escobar, Pablo (Sylvia) Navarro, Lydia Navarro Moreno; His sister in laws- Francisca Navarro, Rosa Navarro; His father in law- Ricardo Rangel; His beloved mother- Paula G. Navarro.
A gathering of family and friends will take place Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a recital of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. Funeral service will be Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen. Interment will follow to Roselawn Cemetery in McAllen.
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