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Saturday, September 21

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Frank Garcia, 95

Born Thursday, June 12, 1924

Died Monday, September 2, 2019

Frank Garcia, 95 of Henryetta, OK was born June 12, 1924 in Bastrop, Texas to Juan and Lola (Quellar) Garcia and passed away peacefully Monday, September 2, 2019 at his home in Henryetta, Oklahoma. On April 20, 1943 at the age of 19 years old he enlisted in the United States Army, he fought in WWII, receiving the EAME Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart Award, Silver Star Medal/Meritorious Unit Award and World War II Victory Medal. Frank received an honorable discharge on November 23, 1945. After returning home from the war he was hired as a foreman for an agriculture company. As a migrant worker, he, along with his family traveled constantly following the harvest so he could provide for his family. Frank was a hard worker and had many who looked up to him with great respect. At the age of 75, he retired and enjoyed taking road trips with his wife, Sabrina of 55 years. He enjoyed reading old western books and watching classic western movies on TV. Frank was a humble Christian man who was always there for his family. He had a great since of humor and loved the outdoors, working with cattle and horses and fishing. Frank is survived by his daughters; Eufemia Tyree of Napa, ID, Rebecca Crawford of Patterson, CA, Soledad Garcia of Rialto, CA, Louisa Garcia of Atoka, OK, Alma Garcia of Henryetta, OK; sons; Lupe Garcia of Bakersfield, CA, Steven Garcia of Henryetta, OK and Giovanni Garcia of Italy; stepchildren, Tina Blevins of Pratt, KS, Maria Watson of Henryetta, OK, Mario Rodriquez of Albuquerque, NM and Robert Rodriquez of Dallas, TX; brothers, Isaac Garcia and Plutarco Garcia both of Texas; sister, Isabel Garcia Brownfield, TX; 50 grandchildren, 81 great grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sabrina Garcia on March 2, 2019; sons, Lalo Sambrano, Frank Garcia, Jr., Nolberto Garcia; sister, Aurora Garcia; brothers, Reynaldo Garcia, Juan Garcia and Rafael Garcia; nephews, Abel Garcia and Michael Garcia. A Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held 2PM Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Fort Gibson National Cemetery with Chaplain Forrest Kirk officiating. Military honors will be observed. The family of Frank Garcia has entrusted his care and service to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home, Fort Gibson. 918-478-2555. Online condolences may be left at clifforddgarrettfamilyfh.com

Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home