A visitation for Alex Juarez “Shorty” Garza, 66, of Brownwood, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at Heartland Funeral Home. A private family graveside will follow.

He passed from this life on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Abilene.

He was born on April 24, 1952 in Villa Union, Coahuila, Mexico to Antonio Garza and Constancia Juarez. He married Alice Gil on Oct. 20, 1973.

Survivors include a son, Benny Garza and wife Rachel of Brownwood; two granddaughters, Dalainy and Isabella Garza; and two grandsons, Ian Garza and Jace Garza; two sisters, Ramona Garza of Villa Union, Mexico and Maria Castaneda of Yoakum; and a brother, Benito Garza of Twin Falls, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice Garza; a son, Pedro “Pete” Garza; and three brothers, Julio, Nickolas and Cruz Garza.