Pastor Samuel Felipe Garcia Lizardo, age 72, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
He was born Nov. 21, 1948 in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He was the retired pastor for the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh Day Adventists.
He is preceded by his son, Samuel F. Garcia, Jr.; mother, Josefa Amantina Lizardo; and father, Jacobo Antonio Garcia.
He was married to his loving wife of 50 years, Nelly Gonzalez de Garcia. He is also survived by his children, Henry (Karina) O. Garcia of Nashville, TN and Sally (Eduardo) E. Garcia-Garrido of Chatsworth, GA; daughter-in-law, Lizzie Garica; grandchildren, Jason, Andrew, Adriel, Anthony, Alexander, Sophia, Keevan, Anderson, and Jasmine; brothers, Jacobo (Zunilda) Garcia, Josias (Eneida) Garcia, and Cesar (Sara) Garcia; sister, Doris (Joseph) Morales; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends from the church and the community.
Religious service and viewing will be Sunday, June 13, from 8-10 a.m. at Dalton SDA Church, 300 S Tibbs Rd, Dalton, GA 30720. Interment will be held at Collegedale Memorial Park, Collegedale, TN.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the “Gedeon” Project at the Chatsworth Hispanic S. D. A. Church, 88 N Park, Chatsworth, GA 30705.
Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga.