Concepcion “Chon” Garcia went to his eternal home February 10, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born August 15, 1939 in Robstown, TX to Tomas and Francisca Garcia. On February 2, 1959, he married Emily Garcia in Lubbock, TX, and they shared 62 years together. Chon played music and sang at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church mass services, taught C.C.D., and was an active leader in the Cursillo movement since December of 1962. He owned his own insurance agency and was a leading sales agent and broker for over 50 years. Since 1973, Chon called Bingo at the Faith Club, Cursillo Center and Bingo Express. He enjoyed playing his bajo sexto, his guitar, and writing music and songs for the church and Cursillo movement. Chon loved his family, friends, music, and playing for “El Amo.”
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife Emily; his seven children Mary Elena (Orin) Harvey, Dora Garcia Ramirez, Thomas (Sonya) Garcia, Chon Jr., Virginia, Joseph, and Carlos (Becky) Garcia; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and his brother Juan (Olga) Garcia.
He is preceded in death by his parents Tomas and Francisca Garcia.
Viewing will be held Friday, February 12 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Graveside services will be held at the City of Lubbock Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 13 with Father Rudy Castra and Deacon Joe Morin officiating.
“De Colores! Y Que El Amo Te Cuide”
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