CENTER — Joe Garcia (Jose Liborio Delfido Garcia, known as “Beebee”) 68 passed away January 2, 2013 in Center, Colorado. Beebee was born on May 17, 1944 in Center, Colorado the son of Liborio Garcia and Lucia Ortega Garcia. Beebee was a wonderful father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, he enjoyed woodwork, doing crafts, watching classic movies and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Survivors include his daughter Clara Judy (Rafael) Najera of Center, CO; granddaughter Tanya Najera of Center, CO; grandsons Rafael (Marisa) Najera; Victor (Jessica) Najera and Mario Najera all of Center, CO; brothers Ralph (Jan) Martinez of Colorado Springs, CO; Jerry (Cecilia) Garcia of Center, CO; sisters Della of Salt Lake City, Utah and Juanita of Chicago, Ill.; great-grandchildren Mario Najera, Jr. of Center, CO; Anika Najera and Serjio Najera of Monte Vista, CO; Ethan Salazar, Elijah Salazar, Ezekual Najera, Ricky Ward, Michael Ward Alexander Najera and Rafael Najera IV, Victor R. Najera, all of Center, CO.
Beebee was preceded in death by his parents Liborio and Lucia Garcia, brothers Joe R. Martinez, Luis Martinez, Ben Martinez and Rufino Garcia, sisters Alice Vargas, Silviana Gallegos, Teresita and Naiomi Garcia.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Saint Francis Jerome Catholic Church in Center, CO. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. also at Saint Francis Jerome Catholic Church in Center, CO. Internment will follow at the Monte Vista Cemetery in Monte Vista.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.