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Richard Garcia

Richard Ronald Garcia

Sunday, February 20th, 1955 - Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Richard R. Garcia, age 64, passed away at the Conejos County Hospital in La Jara Colorado. Richard was a Mogote resident for many years. He passed away on the 16th of August, 2019 with his loving family at his side. What’s coincidental is he passed away on his Grandma Sofia’s birthday, as well as his Aunt Stella’s birthday. Both ladies were very dear and precious to him.

Richard was born February 20, 1955 at the Alamosa Community Hospital in Alamosa, Colorado to Orlinda and Bobby Taylor. Richard graduated from the South Conejos School District in 1972 and also attended Adams State College. On June 3, 1978, he married Lorraine Pacheco from Romeo, Colorado. They were married 41 years until death do them apart. Richard enjoyed spending time with his loving family and his grandchildren. His grandchildren were the apple of his eyes. These young ones are going to miss their Grandpa Ritchie(Pomps), as well as his family members, etc. Richard was an outdoor person who loved to go fishing, gardening, and his flower gardens. He had a love for birds, eagles, bears, and elk. He was a very good cook and was known for his champe jelly. Another rare love he had was to paint. His Grandma Sofia would say, he is the best painter in the world. She said those words with much pride.

Richard is survived by his wife, Lorraine Garcia of Mogote, two daughters Lisa Mae Garcia (Dom Khoketkham) of Alamosa, Laura Beth Garcia of Alamosa, son Matthew Richard Garcia of Antonito, his grandchildren Jordan and Jalissa Garcia of Las Mesitas, Sophia Lucero, of Sanford, and Damian Garcia of Alamosa, his parents Bobby and Orlinda Taylor of Antonito, two sisters Roberta Taylor-Hill (Ken Hill) of Alamosa, Jacqueline Taylor (Mike Farrington) of Alamosa, and one brother Adolph Taylor (Becky Romero) of Littleton. Richard is also survived by his great aunt, Stella Casias, sister- in- law Christine Martinez, brother-in-law, Willie Pacheco, and sister-in-law Angela Gonzales (Travis Gonzales) of Manassa. He is also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.

Richard was preceded in death by his grandparents, Feliz and Sofia Garcia, Pablo and Mary Pacheco(mother and father in-law), cousin Pete, Gilbert Gallegos(Uncle), great aunt Margaret Garcia, and cousins, uncles, and aunts.

A funeral mass will be held at the Saint Augustine Church in Antonito, CO at 10:00a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019. To follow at 11a.m. will be a memorial and meal at the Donald Chavez Hall also in Antonito. Cremation was chosen and was entrusted to Rogers Family Mortuary. Interment of ashes will be done at a later date.

To leave online condolences, tributes or remarks for Richard’s family, please visit www.RogersFunerals.com
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Augustine Catholic Church
    Address
    305 West 8th Street
    Antonito, Colorado 81120
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  • Reception

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Donald Chavez Hall
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Antonito, Colorado 81120
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Sandy Martinez

Posted at 01:42pm
I was so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. He came to our house a lot when I was growing up and was always such a nice guy. Condolences & prayers of comfort to the family. May you be blessed with comfort & sweet memories of him.
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Toby Madrid

Posted at 06:30pm
To Richard's immediate family, I send my deepest condolences. To my Tía Sofía's children; Juan, Orlinda, Santiago and Tony, (mis primos) my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Toby Madrid Jr.
Rocky Ford, CO
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