Clemente Juan Garcia, Jr Obituary: Retired GPD Officer is No More

Clemente Juan Garcia, Jr Obituary:

Clemente J. Garcia, Jr., 75, a retired GPD officer from Texas City, entered eternal life on Friday, February 23, 2024, at UTMB Hospital in League City. Carnes Brothers Funeral Home will have funeral services on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. Then, there will be a burial in Galveston’s Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Friday, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the family will be available for visitation at the funeral home. At 6:30 p.m., a rosary will be read.

Clemente Juan Garcia, Jr Personal Life:

Clemente J. Garcia, Sr., and Catalina DeLaRosa Garcia welcomed Clemente in Galveston on January 12, 1949. He graduated from Ball High School in 1968. In 1973, he enlisted in the GPD Reserves. He was employed full-time in 1975 and retired in 2003. After that, he started working for the Port of Galveston Police Department and retired twice, in 2013 and again in 2013.

He joined the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) as a devoted Catholic member for the entirety of his life. Clem committed his life—along with the utmost expertise possible—to ensuring the protection of every individual.

His bravery and sense of nationalism will go on for a long time. You deserve to rest in the company of the angels.
Parents Clemente, Sr. and Catalina Garcia, son Clemente Juan Garcia, III, sister Catalina Garcia, and brother Carlos Garcia all passed away before Clemente. His devoted wife Sammye Jo Garcia of Texas City; his daughter Lindsay Bernadette Garcia Jackson and her husband Michael Wayne Jackson, Jr. of Dickinson; his sons Nicholas J. Garcia and his wife Jasmine Salome Garcia of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Ryan Christopher Garcia and his wife Barbara J. Blackwell Garcia of Virginia Beach, Virginia, his grandchildren Clemente, IV, Maria, Jared, Heaven, Dominic, Ronan, Jaxon, Laila, Mariah, Riley, and Catalina Jo Garcia; and his wife Sarah Jo Garcia of Texas City are all alive; There are many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends of the brothers Joe Garcia and Michael Garcia and their wife Debbie, as well as sisters Helen Campos and Frances Rodriguez and husband Oscar, who live in Texas City and JoAnn Pena, Galveston.

His fellow blue-clad officers from the Galveston Police Department and the Honor Guard of the Port of Galveston Police Department will serve as pallbearers.

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