John Isidro Cresencio Garcia, Sr., age 78, of Ft. Duchesne, passed away June 21, 2021.
He was born April 19, 1943, in Conjilon, New Mexico, to Victor and Adelaida Sandoval Garcia. He married Dorothea UncaSam and they have been together for over 58 years.
John worked for the Ute Indian Tribe for many years and in various services throughout the tribe. He was also a rancher and really enjoyed working with his horses and cows. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, going to the mountains, and riding horses. He adored his family and especially loved spending time with the grandkids.
John is survived by his wife, Dorothea; children, Johnny C Garcia, Jr., Mureen Garcia, Murita Garcia, all of Ft. Duchesne; Phillip Garcia, Randlett; Lora Garcia (Waylon Murdock), Neola; Rosa Garcia, Ft. Duchesne; a granddaughter whom he helped raise, Andrea (Jonathon) Daniels; grandchildren, Adelita, Isidro, Caroleena, & Graciella Diaz; many great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; special nieces, Lori Garcia, Rebecca (Scotty) Gutierrez, Darlene Romero, Ida Romero, and numerous other nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Andrew & Blaine Garcia; parents; siblings, Cordie Montono, Florencia Garcia, and Antonio Garcia.
There will be a viewing on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the Hullinger Mortuary from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Following the viewing he will be cremated.