Eberardo "Ed" (Role) Garcia, 64, of Yakima died Sunday.

Eberardo was born Sept. 10, 1947 in Edinburg, Texas to Antonio Garcia and Guadalupe (Alvarez) Garcia.

He was a migrant farmworker, traveled with his family to various states; Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Texas. He made his home in Yakima. This is where he shared his faith in God with others.

He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Eberardo was always willing to help the elderly.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria Lopez Garcia of Yakima; four sons, Eddie (Valisa) Garcia of Yakima, Mario Garcia of Seattle, Tony (Georgia) Garcia of Toppenish and Aaron Garcia of Yakima; two daughters, Michelle (Rey) Garza and Stella Garcia, both of Yakima; his mother, Guadalupe Alvarez Garcia; two brothers, Henry (Sylvia) Alvarez of Grandview and Jesse (Michelle) Garcia of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Dolores Villanueva of Grandview and Dora (Benjamin) Barreras of Sunnyside; sister-in-law, Alicia Segovia Garcia; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; numerous aunts and uncles; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Antonio Garcia Garcia; one brother, Jose Francisco Garcia; and two sisters, Bertha Garcia and Estella Garcia.

Viewing will be held today, Oct. 6, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7 p.m. at Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home in Yakima. A celebration of life will be held Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home in Yakima.

Langevin-Mussetter Funeral Home in Yakima is in charge of arrangement.


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