Obituary: Michael Lee Garcia

Michael Garcia

Michael Lee Garcia

Nov. 4, 1978 ~ March 16, 2019

Michael Lee Garcia, 40, passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 16, 2019, with his family at his side. Mike was born on Nov. 4, 1978, in Ponca City, Okla., to Paula Sell and Ross Garcia. Mike married Chara Blakley Garcia on July 15, 2000, in Dinosaur, Colo. They have two children Trinity and Evan.

Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, trucks and cars, hiking, boating, camping, hanging out with family and friends, working in the oil and gas industry, and helping people. Mike loved his family and friends. He served as a city council member in Dinosaur, Colo. Mike is a member of Ashley Valley Calvary Chapel and is a born-again Christian.

Mike is survived by his wife Chara, children Trinity and Evan, and mother Paula Sell.

Mike is preceded in death by his father Ross Garcia, sister Maria Blakley, grandpa Sell, aunt Pam Sell, stepfather John Sell and half-brother Mark.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 22, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Uintah Conference Center (313 East 200 South). A viewing for family and friends was held Thursday at the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 9-10:45 a.m. at the Uintah Conference Center. Interment was in the Vernal Memorial Park under the care and direction of the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home.