He is survived by 3 children, David (Sharon) Garcia, Raymond Garcia, Irma Linda (John) Grover-Taylor; 4 grandchildren, Lisa (John) Brincat, Adam Grover, Eric (Mairead) Grover, Samuel Grover; 2 great-grandchildren, Isabelle Brincat and Drew Barnes; and sisters-in-law, Sarah Fifield, Nancy Parham and Dube Coulter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irma B. Garcia.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.