Jared Michael Garcia, 35, of Safford, passed away April 26, 2017. He was born January 30, 1982 in Safford to Robert Steven Garcia & Charlotte Yvonne Hanson.
Jared began a career in construction and was given the opportunity through work to travel to some beautiful places. During a very difficult time in his life, Jared obtained his GED, which was a high achievement for him. Learning and becoming skilled in the graphic wrapping industry was a high topic of pleasure and work for Jared.
He loved spending time with his friends and family that he loved dearly. To most, Jared considered everyone his family. He enjoyed attending sporting events and listening to music brought great joy to him. The birth of his children was a very joyous time in Jared’s life. All who know him can say his children were everything to him.
He is survived by his sons; Jared Garcia of Safford, AZ, Antonio Alcantar-Garcia of Peoria, AZ and Michael Alcantar-Garcia of Peoria, AZ and daughters; Ariella Garcia of Safford, AZ and Aislyn Garcia also of Safford, AZ, his mother, Charlotte Hansen, father and step-mother, Steve & Kim Garcia, siblings; Jennifer (Steve) Espinoza of Peoria, AZ, Alena (Travis) Jones of Weatherford, TX and Kailey Hammond also of Weatherford, TX, and granddaughter Jaidah Andrews.
Jared was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rita & Sonny Hansen and Merijildo & Herminia Garcia, brother Derek Garcia, Aunts; Annette Sanchez, Debbie Nelson and Anita Garcia.
A funeral for Jared will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 beginning at 12:00 p.m. at the New Life City Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory. Online condolences may be extended at www.caldwellfuneralchapel.com.