Ricardo Basa Garcia Sr., 91, retired from the Navy after 31 years’ service

Ricardo Basa Garcia Sr.
Ricardo Basa Garcia Sr.

Ricardo Basa Garcia Sr., 91, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. He was born March 3, 1927, in Wawa Rosario, Cavite, Philippines, to the late Mariano and Julita Garcia.

Mr. Garcia retired as a senior chief from the U.S. Navy after 31 years. He then continued a successful career in real estate.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ricardo Garcia Jr.; sister, Carolina Simpelo; and brother, Godfredo Garcia. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 65 years, Elisa Garcia; daughter, Julie Garcia; grandchildren, Rica Marie Arevalo and Randy Garcia; daughter-in-law, Elaine Garcia; siblings, Amparo Lumaban, Manuel Garcia, Rizalino Garcia, Remedios Baclagan and Jaime Garcia; and sister-in-law, Herminia Guevarra.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.

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