Henry Garza, Jr.

Henry Garza, Jr., 72, of Texas City passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Texas City.  He was born July 27, 1947 in Galveston, Texas to Henry and Stella Garza.

Henry graduated from Ball High School in 1967; he served his Country as a United States Marine and became Cpl E-4; after returning home, he worked at Tom Ma Can’s, Dr. Pepper, GISD and Moody Gardens.   He was a member of many clubs and organizations, where he loved hanging out with his friends. They were the Dickinson VFW post #6378, American Legion #554, Elks Lodge #128, and Knights of Columbus of Galveston. He also was a member of St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church of Texas City.

He is preceded in death by his parents.  Henry is survived by his wife, friend and soulmate Diane Trout Garza of 33 years. He leaves behind his two sons, Steven Garza and fiancée Karry Howell and Michael Garza and wife Nicole, his four grandchildren, MaKayla, Madison and Mason Garza, Darci Myers and his great grandchild Kameron Larry, sister Mary Ester Aguilar. He will be sadly missed by his fur babies Chica and Meme.

A Memorial Service will be held at Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 4:00pm with Deacon John Carrillo officiating.

Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be the VFW Post 6378 Honor Guard.



  1. My heart goes out to Diane… heaven now holds your ANGEL and now he will take care of you. I promise he’s already made his voice heard up there and is running the show or trying to. Please be strong at this difficult time. You are loved.

  2. Our Condolences to you Diane and your family :Henry was so loved
    and caring heart ; Prayers

    Ralph & Rosemary Elizondo
  3. Henry was one of my officers when I was Commander of VFW Post 880 Galveston. Good friend. Prayers to his family.

    Hugh Bartlett
  4. Our deepest sympathy for you & your family. So far away but know we have y’all in our hearts & praying for comfort .
    Much love
    Sharon Golden-Parnell

    Sharon Parnell
  5. My deepest sympathy to you and your family Diane. He will live on in your memories forever. Praying for your family.

    Pam Villarreal
  6. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

    Kelly and Juan Cruz
  7. Our deepest condolences

    Inge and Earl Conley
  8. My deepest condolences on the loss of your husband. Diane, my prayers go out to you and your Family. His love and memories will forever be with you. ⚘

    Linda Anzaldua
  9. We have lost another brother, all marines are brothers and our last orders and duty station is to guard the street of haven as our brother Henry is doing now. Our condolences goes out to his family for his lost, he will be miss by everyone that knew Henry, I went to school with him and we were friends, I went to the marines as he did and we service our country because we loved it. May he R.I.P. and Henry when my time come buddy, I’ll be happy to see you again. Amen

    Johnnie solis
  10. Praying for your family Diane

    Janie Garza

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