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“Sorry to hear about your brother he was a good friend ”
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“I remember Ray from times at the auctions. Used to talk auction each time we saw each other. Ray was a great guy. Very influential to chat with...Read More »
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“To my primo hermano Roy I was hoping that you could finish the work on " Tara " That was the name I dubbed your house. I was...Read More »
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5 of 7 | Posted by: Gloria Guerrero - Sterling, IL

“My heart goes out to your family and especially to my grandson and your son, Chris. I know you are in a better place and at peace. ”
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“The boat rides will never be the same with out you. Always a great friend to me and will never forget. ”
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Rojelio "Roy" Garza, 65, of Sterling, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Born on May 24, 1954 in Morrison, he was a son of Daniel and Paula (Sandoval) Garza.

Roy was a cement finisher and owned and operated RG Concrete. He was a member of Local 11 Union. He enjoyed playing guitar, music, doing remodeling projects, going to auctions, reading and photography. He had a passionate love for animals of all kinds and loved being around people. He was a very outgoing person who will be missed by all who knew him. He also enjoyed traveling to Texas and Mexico.

Those left to honor his memory include his son, Chris Garza, of Dixon; his step-father, Joe Tijerina, of Sterling; his sisters, Hilda (Doug) Thielen, of Sterling, Betty Garza, of Sterling and Elizabeth (Johnny) Chamorro, of San Antonio, Texas; his brothers, Eloy Garza, of Sterling, Amador (Trista) Garza, of Sterling, Rafael Garza, of Sterling, Wally (Colleen) Garza, of Dixon, Rick (Laura) Garcia, of San Antonio, Texas, Nickolas Fentress, of Muscatine, Iowa along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Ismael Garza and Danny Garza, Jr.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM PM Thursday, May 30th at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 11 AM Friday, May 31st at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls with Pastor Jason Borton, officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling. A memorial in his memory has been established to Rock River Hospice and Home. To send condolences visit or follow at