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In Memory of

Robert Cardenas Garza

May 8, 1941 - June 8, 2017

Obituary


Robert Cardenas Garza, age 76, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away June 8, 2017. He was born in San Angelo, Texas, on May 8, 1941. His parents, Cruz Garza and Esther Cardenas Garza preceded him in death. His older brothers, Alexander Garza and Cruz Garza, Jr., also preceded him in death. Robert graduated from Central High School in San Angelo, Texas. Despite suffering a devastating accident at age 7, which resulted in the paralysis of his left side, metal plate in his head, and the loss of the use of his left hand, Robert worked for...

Robert Cardenas Garza, age 76, of Pensacola, Florida, passed away June 8, 2017. He was born in San Angelo, Texas, on May 8, 1941. His parents, Cruz Garza and Esther Cardenas Garza preceded him in death. His older brothers, Alexander Garza and Cruz Garza, Jr., also preceded him in death. Robert graduated from Central High School in San Angelo, Texas. Despite suffering a devastating accident at age 7, which resulted in the paralysis of his left side, metal plate in his head, and the loss of the use of his left hand, Robert worked for a number of years as an Animal Caretaker in the cancer research division at a major health care provider in Houston, Texas before retiring to Pensacola, Florida. Robert was a devoted Catholic who believed in the power of prayer and faith. He loved watching old westerns and was an ardent cat-lover, taking in strays from all over the neighborhood. Robert is survived by his three sisters: Gloria Armitage of Pensacola, Florida, Graciela Langan of Valrico, Florida, and Griselda Cuellar of San Angelo, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at Brookside Funeral Home, 13747 Eastex Freeway, Houston, Texas 77039. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 with the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. in the Family Chapel of Brookside Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow in Brookside Memorial Park.