Raul Sanchez Garcia, age 54, passed away at his
home on Monday, April 1, 2002, following a courageous battle with
Lou Gehrig's Disease. Raul faced death on his own terms with God's
help and showed great courage in the face of adversity.
Preceded in death by his father, Pedro O.
Garcia, his surviving family members include his loving and
devoted wife of 35 years, Hortencia Avila; son, Robert and his
wife, Diana; grandson Erik; son, Christian; mother, Maria Garcia;
father and mother-in-law, Raymundo and Aurora Avila; brother Pete
Garcia and his wife, Dolores; sister, Dora and her husband, Frank
Velasquez; brother and sisters-in-law, Lupe and John Welsh, Johnny
and Laurie Avila, Virginia and Steve Kinney, Abel and Gloria
Avila, Ernest and Linda Avila, Lydia and Rick Esquivel; and
numerous nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held at Davis-Greenlawn
Funeral Home, Thursday, April 4, 2002.
Interment followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park,
in Rosenberg, Texas.