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Roberto Garcia Vega

September 17, 1935 ~ February 7, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

McAllen, Texas

Mr. Roberto Garcia Vega,84, entered into eternal rest Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Alfredo Gonzalez State Veterans Nursing Center in McAllen. Roberto was born September 17, 1935 in Monterrey, Mexico to Ramon and Maria (Vega) Garcia. He was a past resident of Grapevine, Texas. Roberto proudly served his country with the United States Army from June 1958 to June 1960. He enjoyed fishing,yard work,playing poker, bowling and enjoying life itself. In a few words Roberto was a Jack of all trades. He was a Dallas Cowboy fan. Roberto had a sweet tooth. So he enjoyed eating all types of sweets. Roberto truly lived life to its fullest.

He was preceded in death by his parents;  wife Maria Elia Garcia; and several siblings.

Left to cherish his memory are his two sons- Eric Garcia and his wife Elda, Robert Garcia and his wife Raquel, a daughter- Melissa Garcia; Grandchildren- Allysa Lynn, Nick, Jaxon; Several siblings. 

A gathering of family and friends will be Monday, February 10, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a celebration of life service to begin at 6:00 pm followed by the recital of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm. Cremation service will take place at a later time. 

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rivera Funeral Home in McAllen. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

Celebration of Life
Monday
February 10, 2020

6:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

Holy Rosary
Monday
February 10, 2020

7:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home - McAllen
1901 Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501

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