Nathan Acosta Garza, 23, of Odessa, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 in Odessa, Texas.
Visitation will be held 1pm to 9pm on Sunday, January 26, 2020 with a Rosary recited at 7pm at Martinez Funeral Home.
Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Monday, January 27, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery in Rose Hill Section. Arrangements are entrusted to Martinez Funeral Home.
Nathan was born in Odessa, Texas to Elizabeth Acosta and Javier R. Garza on September 17, 1996. He was a graduate of Permian High School Class of 2015. He attended Odessa College for Automotive Diesel Mechanic. Nathan was a loving and caring person. His heart was so big he had room for everyone and he never met a stranger. Even though God blessed us with him for a short time, he touched many lives with his famous big bear hugs, smiles and unconditional love. Nathan was an old soul with a witty sense of humor that guaranteed a smile on your face. He showed his love, support and compassion to all those in need and as an unwavering friend and brother. He was known to his friends as Big Nate. He loved dancing and no one in the room was left sitting down when he was present. Nathan loved music and working on his truck. His devoted love for his mother was evident in how he cared and watched over her. They were two peas in a pod and best friends. Nathan was the ultimate Mama’s Boy.
He is preceded in death by his great grandparents; Enrique and Victoria Acosta, Juan and Augustina Anchondo, grandfather Roy Garza, grandfather Ruben Holguin, and uncle Armando Acosta.
He is survived by his loving mother Elizabeth Acosta and stepfather Armin Aguilar, his father Javier R. Garza, his grandparents Marcos (Yesenia) Acosta, Rosa Holguin and Anna Rojo, his brothers Alberto Marcos Veloz and Daniel Aaron Veloz, his sisters Marissa Acosta Garza and Brenda (Adrian) Garza Chavarria, stepbrothers Armin Aguilar Jr., Daniel Aguilar, stepsister Britney Aguilar, nephews Evan R. Veloz, Ethan R. Veloz, Adrian Chavarria Jr., and Aaron Chavarria, uncles Carlos L. Acosta, Alex (Stacy) Acosta, Lorena Anchondo, Jose Juan (Christina) Anchondo, Yvonne (Constantino) Hernandez, Victoria (John) Acosta Garcia, Christopher Acosta, Ruben (Monique) Holguin, Rodney Holguin, Joshua Huerta, Marcos Acosta, Jaime Garza, Jose (Socorro) Garza, Jeffrey (Denise) Garza, and numerous cousins and family.
Pallbearers will be Alberto M. Veloz, John V. Garcia, Hayden A. Solis, Emilio R. Acosta, Michael Acosta, Daniel Aguilar, JohnJoe Morales, Isaiah McCowan and Adrian Alvizio.
The Family of Nathan Garza, wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Texas Neuro rehab in Austin, the Staff at Continued Care at Medical Center Hospital, the staff at Covenant Health in Lubbock, and all the Nurses that went above and beyond for Nathan.
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