Funeral services for Robert J. Garcia, 75, Lenexa, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be Sunday, November 10, 2013, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Mr. Garcia died Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.
He was born November 29, 1937, in St. John, Kansas, the son of Salvador and Mary Alexandria Hernandez Garcia.
Mr. Garcia served in the United States Navy. He worked for Santa Fe and later was a printer for Phillips Electronics.
He married Vonda Bottom in 1967. She died December 16, 1978. He married JoAnn Bougher on July 24, 1981. She died November 5, 2010.
Survivors include daughters, Kay Rice & husband Stan, Lenexa KS, Kathy Garcia & husband Michael, Lawrence KS, Debra Beckham & husband Mike, Knoxville, TN, Dean McGaha, Knoxville TN, 9 grandchildren: Rachel, Nathan, Lauren, Jonathan, Robert, Jeff, Michael, Rachel, & Makayla, and 3 great grandchildren Halle, Raegan & Jacob.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Salvador & Alexandria Garcia, his siblings Fidel, Mary, Carol & Manuel, son Alan & daughter Susan.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.