Arturo Garcia

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Arturo Garcia

ODESSA - Arturo Garcia, 78, died Mar. 2, 2020, with his family by his side at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. He was born June 14, 1941, in Marathon, to Benito and Dolores (Lola) Garcia.

He was a rancher on the Hess Ranch in Brewster County for many years.

After leaving the ranching industry in 1990, he moved his family to Odessa. He loved to be outdoors, whether he was tinkering at the ranchito, riding horses, calf roping, team roping or watching the grandkids do what they love. His love for his family will never be forgotten.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son Sidney Garcia; and first wife Janet Lee Garcia.

He is survived by his four daughters Yvonne Voorhees and husband Blain of Richmond, Naomi Stewart and husband Kenny of Stanton, Shannon Garcia of Odessa, and Amber McFadden and husband Cody of Odessa; sons Dave Adams and wife Leesa of Lebanon, OR, and Todd Adams and wife Rickquael of San Angelo; previous wife of 38 years Barbara Garcia of Ft. Worth; brother Lefty Garcia of Odessa; sisters Mary Lou Mitchell-Garcia of Odessa, and Grace Fierro of Grapevine; grandchildren Brittany and husband Andrew, Sidney, Stran, Rashae, Cayden, Cambryn, Jake, R.J., Aryan, Rickquael, Sara and Kailyn; great-grandchild Eisley; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

A Rosary will be at 1:30 pm Mar. 6, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marathon, with Mass at 2 pm. Internment will follow at Marathon Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at

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