Manuel Garcia
1932 - 2021
BORN
1932
DIED
2021
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WOODYARD FUNERAL HOME - Soledad
395 East Street
Soledad, CA
Manuel Garcia went home to be with our heavenly father on August 22 at the age of 89.
Manuel and his wife, Mary, immigrated from the Azores in 1959. They settled in Gonzales, Calif., and raised their only child, Lucille (Lucy).
He worked on a dairy and feedlot before starting a wonderful career at Gonzales high school in 1975. He was a maintenance man for the high school for over 27 years. He loved his job, the kids, staff and especially Friday night football games.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Rosa Garcia; and his son-in-law, Jeff Stewart, who is more like a son.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary; daughter, Lucy Stewart; grandson, Kevin Stewart (Megan); granddaughter, Tracy Keen (Rusty); and five beautiful great grandkids, Ashlyn, Paxton, Haylee, Ryann Olivia
and Mason.
Manuel was loved by all that knew him. He was kind, hard-working, friendly and never said a bad word about anyone.
The love he had for his family was immeasurable. He will be greatly missed.
Due to the Covid upswing, his services will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to:
St Theodore's Catholic Church
PO Box B, Gonzales, CA 93926
Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, Soledad, CA (831) 678-9100.
Published by Salinas Valley Tribune from Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, 2021.
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I'm so sorry for his family lost and my condolences to Manuel loved one's i remember him when i was a student at Gonzales high school back in 94 to 97. And seeing each other 7 years later as me and my mom and brother where his renters on major avenue he was not only a good landlord he was a very great nice kind hearted man and was a hard worker at Gonzales high school he will be missed.
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