Jose “Joe” L Garcia 74 of Monahans formally of Barstow, Tx passed away on Oct. 14, 2019 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday Oct. 16, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel, and on Thursday Oct. 17 2019 from 9:00 am to 9:00 PM at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral services will be held on Friday Oct. 18, 2019 at 10:00 at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Rey Carreon Officiating, Burial with Military Honors will follow at Barstow Cemetery.
Joe L. Garcia was born in Barstow, Texas to Jose and Mary Lou Garcia on February 12, 1945. He went to school at Barstow, Texas. He married Elvira M. Garcia on August 1, 1970 in Pecos, Texas. He graduated from Sul Ross State University. He worked as a coach, an educator and a principal for many years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War from 1967-1969.
Joe was known for his great charisma, style and work ethic.
He is preceded in death by his parents Jose and Mary Lou Garcia.
He is survived by his wife Elvira M. Garcia and children Velinda M. Garcia-Esquivel (wife Caroline) of San Angelo, TX and David J. Garcia of Monahans, TX.
Also, by his sisters; Gloria G. Garza and husband Fermin of Odessa, TX; Naomi Polanco of Odessa, TX; Irene Lujan of Pecos, TX and Becky Lopez of San Angelo, TX.
Also, by 5 grandchildren: Joseph, Luke, Abraham and Samuel Ramos of San Angelo, TX; David J. Garcia of Monahans, TX.
Joe L. Garcia (Joe Cool) will be greatly missed by many.
Services are under the direction of Pecos Funeral Home.