Ricardo 'Rick' Garza, 41, of Stratford, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12 o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, April 17, 2017 at St Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Cesar Gomez as celebrant. Interment will follow in Stratford Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors.
Rick was born on March 23, 1976 in Dumas TX. He grew up in Stratford and graduated from Stratford High School in 1994. He worked at TXDOT for a period of time and later worked for Brock Services in Borger. He was a member of St Joseph's Catholic Church and loved to dance in his younger years.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, father Eloy Garza and brother Jerry Garza.
He is survived by a son: Kobi Garza of Stratford; mothers: Julieta Garza of Stratford and Sara Garza of Dumas; siblings: Maria Moreno of Stratford, Eloy Garza and wife Marina of Dumas, Johnny Garza and wife Sylvia of Stratford, Irma Spurlock and husband Dru of Stratford, Lupe Garza of Dalhart, Tina Garza and husband Richard Garcia of Dumas, Tino Garza and wife Janet of Stratford, Francis Tenorio and husband Don Drake Green of Amarillo and John Tenorio of Dumas; aunt Janie Rowley of Stratford; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.