Edward Paul (Ed) Garcia, of Roswell, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2012, in Roswell. A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Grace Community Church, 935 W. Mescalero Road, with the Rev. Sean Lee officiating. Edward will be cremated according to his wishes. His cremains will be buried at a later date in Lovington Cemetery. Edward will be lying in repose at Ballard Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, until 7 p.m., on Saturday, May 19, 2012, and Sunday, May 20, 2012, from 12 to 2 p.m.
Ed was born July 21, 1941, in Albuquerque, to Sabino and Roberta Trujillo Garcia. He was one of seven siblings and is survived by three sisters, Gloria Gamberale, Emily Gonzales and Katy Salinas, all of Albuquerque. He was predeceased by three sisters, Dola Gonzales, Deanna Jaramillo and Dora Vergo.
Ed graduated from Albuquerque High School and later attended junior college in California. In 1960, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps, where he Login to read more