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Richard Garcia

In Loving Memory

Garcia, Richard Joseph “Rick”

August 21, 1955 - January 11, 2024

Richard J. Garcia, was born on August 21, 1955 and entered into peaceful rest on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at the age of 68. Beloved husband of June Garcia (nee Trudt), loving father of Krista Garcia, and loving family in Texas. A dear friend to many, and also a dog-dad to his German Shepherd, Frank.

Rick has joined his parents, Lucille and Manuel Garcia, and sister, Lydia Garcia, for eternal rest with Jesus and the angels.

He was known as an avid fan of Alabama football since 2006, jazz music, road trips in the Mustang, and his legendary bar-b-que. Rick graduated from Affton High School.

John 11:25-26 “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.”

Visitation will be held at 4-8 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Kutis Funeral Home, 10151 Gravois Rd, Affton, MO 63123. Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, February 16, 2024 at Seven Holy Founders Church, 6737 S Rock Hill Rd, Affton, MO 63123.




7 thoughts on “Garcia, Richard Joseph “Rick””

  1. June, Your Affton classmates are mourning the loss of Rick as well. He touched many lives.

    I am sorry I will be out of town and cannot attend the memorial service, but I will be thinking of you and your daughter.


  2. Rick, you were a good friend and the best next door neighbor. You are already missed. Fire up those grills in heaven!

  3. You have my Deepest Condolences for the passing of my cousin Rick
    He is in a better place and now he is feeling no pain. He will always be missed and loved by us all

    Prayers for you and the Family !
    George and Sylvia Garcia

  4. June and Krista, you’re in our thoughts and prayers. Rick was one of a kind and his loss will be felt deeply by many. He was a great listener and was quick to lend advice and a helping hand. May you find peace and comfort in your memories of the precious time you had together.

  5. June and Krista, you have my deepest condolences.
    He was a great friend and neighbor for many years. My father thought very highly of Rick
    I can’t imagine the conversations they could be having now.

  6. Dear sweet cousins June and Krista, you have my deepest, deepest sympathy with the loss of our wonderful Rick. My heart goes out to you both.
    We had a lot of fun together over the years, and knowing Rick, I’m sure he’s going to liven up heaven! Remember those good times and cherish those wonderful memories, as those will live on with you forever.
    Rest in peace, dear sweet Rick.
    All my love to you, June and Krista – love Barbi

  7. Rick,
    I am very sadden to hear of your passing, when June called to let me know you have departed this world. And I would like to say that it was an Honnor to know you! I enjoyed all of our conversations we would have at Restaurant Depot, when you came in to shop and some of the times we also got to meet up for a drink.. I only wish there would have been more time to enjoy your company as it always was a privilege! I will miss you Greatly my friend an hope to see you again in the next life. I will always keep you in my thoughts as long as I live. God Bless you, Sir!!


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