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Eulogio “Carnalito” Garza Sr.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Eulogio “Carnalito” Garza Sr.

Eulogio “Carnalito” Garza Sr., 77, of Spur, Texas, entered heaven’s gates on Sunday February 27, 2022.

Eloy was born December 18, 1944, in Robstown, Texas, to Miguel and Maria Garza.

Eloy spent his early childhood years picking cotton in Texas and up to Minnesota picking sugar beets. He attended Catholic school in Robstown, Texas. He lived between Texas and Florida and after many years in Immokalee, Florida, he returned home to Spur, America.

Eloy received his barber license from Texas Tech. He was a first-class butcher. He wore many hats and owned many establishments, restaurants, a meat market, and a barber shop, and was a big part of the Farmworkers Coalition in Immokalee, Florida. He was a man of many talents and loved to sing, dance, and play chess, pool and paco. “Carnalito” never met a stranger. Although he had many roles and possessions nothing mattered more than his family.

Eloy is preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Maria Garza, his sisters Sulema, Maria and Gloria, his brother Robert, and his wife Ofelia Rosas Garza.

Those left to cherish his memory and his wife Nancy F. Garza; his children, Eloy Jr., Mary, Mike, Yolanda, Ruben, Patricia, Gilbert, Sulema, Thomas, and Roxane; his siblings, Margarita, Ruben, Miguel Jr. and Juan; and 35-plus grandchildren and 30-plus greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Monday March 7, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spur, Texas, under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home.