Claudio L. Garcia, 73, of Parkersburg passed away June 5, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 11, 1938 in Rauls, Texas, the son of the late Rudolpho and Feliciana Luna Garcia.
Claudio graduated from Texas State Tech in Amarillo, Texas, and was a maintenance manager at residential living. He enjoyed reading and was an avid follower of all sports.
He is survived by his long time companion, Betty Cisco; five sons and one daughter, Claudio Garcia, Jr. (Brenda) of Cabot, Ark. and their children, Feliciana Verkller and Crystal Shipley; son, James Garcia (Missy) of Mineral Wells, W.Va., Kayla, Jamie, and Robert Garcia; Nolberto Garcia (Christina) of Rio Rancho, New Mexico and their children, Austin and Emma Garcia; daughter, Guadalupe Gutierrez (Francisco), and their children, Frankie Jr., Veronica, Valerie, Francesca, Joseph, and Claudia Gutierez, deceased son, Christopher Garcia; son, Simon Garcia (Christin) of Cabot, Ark., and their children, Gabriella, Elizabeth, Carlos, Mateo, and Rene Michelle, and numerous great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Martin Garcia and Tony Garcia. Four sisters, Josie Ridenour, Gloria Soto, Julia Rocha, and Ruby "Cuca" Badillo; and a host of nieces and nephews all over the country.
Claudio was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings, Selso Garcia, Sr., Tibbie Akagon, Manuel Garcia, Alice Cabrera and Stella Vargas. As per his wishes there will be no visitation and service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Lambert-Tatman Funeral and Cremation Services.