American Veteran 04

Tony Frank Garcia

April 23, 1933 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 88)


Tony Frank “T.F.” Garcia, 88 of Amarillo, passed away April 15, 2022.  Tony was born to Paul and Mary Ann Garcia on April 23, 1933, in Fort Collins, CO. He graduated from Texline HS in 1951 and attended Trinidad State College in CO. Tony served his country as a US Army 82nd Airborne Paratrooper from 1953 to 1955. In 1988 he retired from BNSF where he was an assistant communications construction engineer for 33 years. He was a member of the Canyon Country Club, Santa Fe Bowling League and The Church of Christ. He loved golfing and helping his brother harvest wheat. Tony is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and nine sisters. He is survived by his wife Louise Garcia, of the home, whom he wedded on July 7th, 1956, and were together for nearly 66 years, son, Alex Garcia (wife Janyce) of Amarillo, daughter, LaDon Brown (husband Brandon) of Amarillo, granddaughters; Kelsey Kilburn (fiancée Dawson Davis) of Amarillo and Kallie Kilburn (fiancée Ethan Huchkabay) of Amarillo, sisters; Wilfidita Winn of Amarillo, Mary Lou Skinner of Jacksonville, FL and Delia Stahlecker of Lakin, KS.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Amarillo Little Theater, 2019 Civic Circle, Amarillo, TX 79109.

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April 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LaGrone Blackburn-Shaw Coulter Road Chapel
8310 S. Coulter Road
Amarillo, TX 79119

Funeral Service
April 20, 2022

10:00 AM
LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel


Memory Gardens Cemetery
14200 IH-27 South
Amarillo, TX 79119

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