Jose F. Garcia, 59, of Grandview died on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at Yakima Regional Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 5, 1950 in Edinburg, Texas to Antonio and Guadalupe (Alvarez) Garcia.

In 1970 he married Alicia Segovia at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia S. Garcia of Grandview; his three children, Rolando Garcia of Kennewick, Roy Garcia of Pasco and Diana L. Garcia of Pasco; two grandchildren; his mother, Guadalupe Garcia of Sunnyside; his brothers and sisters, Enrique Alvarez and Dolores Villanueva, both of Grandview, Eberardo Garcia of Yakima, Jesus Garcia of San Antonio, Texas, and Dora Barreras of Sunnyside.

He was preceded in death by his father, three sisters, and one brother.

Mass of Christian Burial was held today, Aug. 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview, follow by burial at Grandview Cemetery.

Those wishing to share their memories or sign his online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home in Grandview was in charge of arrangements.


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