Abel Garcia, Jr.

Obituary of Abel Garcia, Jr.

Abel Garcia, Jr. was born on January 13, 1952, in Bakersfield, CA. He was born to Elbia Maria Garcia and Abel Garcia Sr. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. He passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at UNM Hospital after a long battle with kidney disease. Abel’s passion was football, basketball, motorcycles, working and his family. He was a father figure to his nieces. He loved teasing us all and he loved to laugh and make others laugh. He was a Tow Truck driver most of his career and he loved it. He’s known to his nieces as (Uncle Ugly). He had a great sense of humor; he was an amazing man!

Abel was preceded in death by his mother, Elbia Espinosa Garcia; his father, Abel Garcia, Sr.; his brothers, Freddie Garcia Richard Garcia; and his sister, Charlotte Baca.

He is survived by sisters, Emma Few and husband Johnny Few, Lorraine Garcia, and Cathy Morales and husband Stan; his brothers, Michael Garcia and wife Magdalena Garcia, and Johnny Garcia and wife Chayo Garcia; lots of nieces and nephews. He will be missed.

Services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023, at San Jose Parish. Rosary will start at 10:30AM and Mass will follow at 11:00AM. Burial will follow at San Jose De Armijo Cemetery.

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