GARCIA SANTANA, Jose Antonio, 73, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Oak Hill Hospital.
He was born July 16, 1947 in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico and came to the area 10 years ago. He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom conflicts, serving his country for 26 years, retiring as a Sergeant E5. He enjoyed movies and loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years: Socorro Garcia; son and daughter-in-law: Jose Garcia Velazquez and Iliana Lorenzara of Puerto Rico; daughters and son-in-law: Zivany E. Garcia Velazquez of Puerto Rico and Zilmary A. Garcia & Otto Ramos of Spring Hill, Florida; sister: Nitza Garcia of Puerto Rico; nine grandchildren.
A Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel, where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am, Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Interment will follow at 1:30pm at Florida National Cemetery.
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