Rene Nicolas Garza, 63, of San Marcos, TX passed away on Thursday, January 5th in San Marcos, TX. Rene was born in San Marcos on January 1, 1954 to Alfonso Garza and Rachel Tamez Garza.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alfonso, in 2012. Rene is survived by his mother, Rachel T. Garza of San Marcos, TX; brother, Richard H. Garza of San Marcos, TX; sister, Amanda Garza Ruiz and her husband, Ruben, of San Marcos, TX; brother, Mario A. Garza and his wife, Rosemary, of San Marcos, TX; and many nieces and nephews. He was a lover of animals, sports and electronics. He was the former senior class president at San Marcos High School, Class of 1972. He attended the University of Texas at Austin.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 8th from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos. Deacon Jorge Guerrero will conduct a recitation of the holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 9th at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Marcos, TX. Rev. Fr. Victor Mayorga will be the celebrant. Pallbearers will be: Richard Ruiz, Michael Maldonado, Allen Garza, Matthew Garza, Marcos Garza, and Zachary Lopez. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale, TX. Please sign the online guest registry at www.thomasonfuneralhome.com. (512) 396-2300.