Jose Manuel Navarrete Garcia, 51, of Newton passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Frye Regional Medical Center.
Born November 5, 1967 in Uruapan, Mexico, he was the son of Arturo Navarrete Garcia and Maria de la Luz Garcia Cortez.
Jose Manuel was a wonderful husband, friend, brother, and father of 7. He was an amazing artist of all media (paint, drawings, etc). He loved plants and all of nature. Manuel was a perfectionist. He had a beautiful voice and sang at mass and often the “Ave Maria” at weddings. Manuel loved his family more than anything in the world. He was a selfless caring husband and father. He had a huge heart. The best person you could ever meet.
Funeral Mass will be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. The family will receive friends prior to services at the church from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the Garcia family.