US Army

Martin L. Garcia

January 13, 1943 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 76)


Martin “Sonny” Garcia, 76, passed away on July 17, 2019 from a sudden heart attack.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin Garcia and Evelyn McBride, and 1 Brother and 1 Sister. Martin was born on January 13, 1943 in Lincoln, NM where he lived most of his life before entering the Army and serving his country.  He was a Vietnam War veteran where he was awarded several awards for his selfless service to his country. In addition to his military service, Martin was a Police Officer, a truck driver and, most importantly, a loving husband and devoted father to his 6 children. Martin also had a love of music and would play with his friends as often as he could.  He also enjoyed writing songs expressing his joy of life and all those around him.  In his well-earned retirement, he would paint, make jewelry, read and enjoy his life and family. Martin is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Margo; his six children: Leland, Sherri, Lanette, John, Dean and Danny; his sister Joy, and countless grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends from around the world. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Ft. Stanton, NM. Martin's care has been entrusted to: 

Daniels Family Funeral Services ~ Socorro Chapel

309 Garfield Socorro, New Mexico, 87801



Graveside Service
July 30, 2019

1:30 PM
Fort Stanton Cemetery
Kit Carson Road
Fort Stanton, NM 88323

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