RAFAEL T. GARZA
FUNERAL HOME
Palm Heights Mortuary
3711 S Zarzamora St
San Antonio, TX

Rafael T. Garza passed peacefully on September 11, 2021 at 84 years old with his wife and family at his side. Born in Cotulla, TX on October 24, 1936 to the late Alejandro and Maria Garza.

On April 22, 1962 Rafael married his loyal and beautiful wife, Vickey Mendez in San Antonio, TX.

He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and a hard-working truck driver from the age of 13 until his retirement at age 69. On the road or at home he always cheered on the Dallas Cowboys.

Rafael is survived by his wife Vickey and their eight children:

Rafael (Joyce) Garza

Lupe (Anthony) Mitchell

Elisa Garza

Juanita (Charles) Gatrelle

Rodney (Adrianna) Garza

Carmen (Tim) Cantu

Cruz (Rebecca) Garza

Maria (Monico) Reyna

His siblings:

Alejandro (Maria) Garza, Juan (Rosario) Garza, Maria Carreon

21 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews & other relatives.

Rafael was preceded in death by siblings Aurora, Valenta,

Margarita, Beatriz, Manuel and Ramon.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 20, at Palm Heights Mortuary from 5pm to 9pm with the rosary at 7pm. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, September 21, at 10am at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.



Published by Express-News on Sep. 19, 2021.
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Our deepest sympathy to the Garza Family. Praying that God's love helps you find strength and comfort through this difficult time.
Yolanda & Rita Fernández
September 20, 2021
MR. RAFAEL T. GARZA WAS A GOOD FRIEND OF OUR FAMILY TO ENJOY SPENDING TIME WITH ON FAMILY OCCASSIONS, TELLING JOKES, GIVING GREAT ADVICE TO PEOPLE TO FURTHER YOUR EDUCATION AND NEVER STOP LEARNING NO MATTER WHAT . WE ENJOYED OUR CHURCH VACATIONS WITH HIM TALKING ABOUT GREAT MEMORIES AND LIFE. WE LOVED HIM DEARLY AND WE WILL MISS HIM . BUT HIS MEMORIES WILL ALWAYS STILL IN OUR HEARTS. SINCERELY, ALICIA CHANTACA U.S.NAVY VETERAN
ALICIA CHANTACA
September 18, 2021
Our most sincere condolences go out to the Garza family. Our families have been joined at the hip for a lifetime thanks to the path that our parents blazed for us in our faith. Your loss is our loss. I know our God has Mr. Garza in his hands and our blessed mother is praying for your comfort.
Robert and Miroslava Moreno
September 16, 2021
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