David Paredes Garcia, 74, of Colorado City, Texas passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at a nursing facility in Big Spring, Texas.
The son of the late Angelina (Paredes) and Manuel Garcia, David was born on April 13, 1943 in Colorado City, Texas. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served from 1965 to 1967. David worked as a carpenter and painter. He was a Catholic.
David is survived by his wife, Janie Chavez Garcia of Colorado City; three sons, David Garcia, Jr. of Midland, Samuel Garcia and wife Melisa of Abilene, and Jaime David Garcia of Wichita Falls, TX; two daughters, Leticia G. Reyes and husband Miguel, and Monica Garcia and husband Angel, all of Abilene; and fifteen grandchildren. Survivors also include David’s his twin brother, Daniel Garcia of Abilene, and Manuel Garcia of McKinney; four sisters, Linda Moreno of Abilene, Angelina Mallon of Garden Grove, CA, Lydia Fernandez of Abilene, and Yvonne Rodriguez of Plano.
A visitation will be held from 6:30 to 7:00PM Thursday, February 22, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, followed by a prayer service/rosary to begin at 7:00PM. Funeral services will be held at 8:30AM Friday, February 23, at St. Vincent Pallotti Catholic Church in Abilene officiated by Father Lorenzo Hatch. The committal service will follow at 10:00AM at Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene directed by The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home, 1809 N. Hwy 87, Big Spring, TX 79720.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.