Elsa – Ricardo M. Garza, 68, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 28,1952 to Juan, Sr. and Maria Mercado Garza in Edinburg Texas. Ricardo graduated from Edcouch-Elsa High School in 1972. He dedicated 31 years working with Hidalgo County Appraisal District and retired in 2012. He is survived by his wife Irma C. Garza and two boys, Ricardo (Liza) Garza and Josue Duane (Monica) Garza; eight grandchildren, Melody Renne Garza, Brooklyn Garza, Heaven Lea Garza, Summer Rea Garza, Josue Duane Garza Jr., Jo-Leeza Garza, Addilina Gail Garza, and Ricardo Garza III; and one great-grandchild Angel Rodriguez. Ricardo is also survived by sisters, Elvia (Benito C.) Rodriguez, Yolanda (Oraldo) Cardoza, Ana (Roberto) Elizondo, Emma (Demetrio) Trevino, Sylvia (Victor) Garza, and Leticia (Sigifredo) Montelongo; and brothers, Jesus (Ofelia) Garza, Rolando (†Suzy) Garza, Juan (Suzy) Garza III, and Esteban (Erica) Garza. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juan, Sr. and Maria Mercado Garza; one grandson, Ryan Richard Garza; two brothers, Manuel (Rosa) Garza, and Dagoberto Garza; three sisters, Eva Garza, Emilia Garza, and Gloria Garza. Ricardo was a God fearing man who loved his family and politics. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, February 28, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service will be Monday, March 1, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Christian Center, 3616 E. Business 83, Weslaco, TX. Interment will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Park in Weslaco.
Cardoza Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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