Ben V. Garza

Ben V. Garza, 67, of Rio Hondo, Texas passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

Ben was an avid outdoorsman who loved his family unconditionally. He was a lifelong fisherman and hunter who shared his experience and knowledge with many, many lives. He was a musician and played multiple instruments since a young age. Ben lived his life seeking joy and found no greater joy than sharing his experiences with others. He was a teacher to his friends and family and he will live on through all of the people he befriended and loved.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Gregoria Garza; and father, Concepcion Garza.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Liz Fernandez; children, Sandra Binder (Nick Dixon), Jennifer Garza (Tadeo Rodriguez), and Josh Garza; his grandchildren, Drew (Little Boy), Anthony (Jelly Bean), Ferynn (Princess), Declan (Little Buddy); siblings, Gilbert Garza (Mela Garza), Delia Lopez, and Connie Garza; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas.

Cremation will follow in accordance with his wishes.

You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Ben V. Garza at:

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.