Dallas bar owner Domingo Garcia Jr., 55, died Friday, Feb. 23, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas after a brief illness related to diabetes.
He was born in Corpus Christi to Domingo Garcia Sr. and Esperanza Garcia and had lived in the Dallas area for the last 32 years. He graduated from Mary Carroll High School in Corpus Christi, and served in the U.S. Navy before working for Exxon.
In July, 1986, Garcia and business partner George Zdansky opened The Trestle. Garcia had been sole owner of the bar since 1992.
Garcia was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brother, Arnold Garcia, and wife Carmen of Corpus Christi, and by his niece, Hope Francine Garcia of Denton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 27, under the direction of Metrocrest Funeral Home in Carrollton.
The family asks that donations be made in Garcia’s name to the American Diabetes Association or to AIDS Services of Dallas.
Garcia’s bar, The Trestle, will be open Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Bobby Dell Evans, 42, owner of Bobby Evans Realtors, died Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Evans was born in Denton, to Della Jane Maxey and Robert Houston Evans.
He had a wonderful sense of humor, contagious laugh, and was infectiously happy. He loved real estate and traveling, and was full of imaginative thoughts and was very intuitive. He was a member of Cathedral of Hope in Dallas.
Evans is survived by his parents, Janie Maxey of Dallas and Robert Evans of Garland; brother of his heart, Joe Andrade and partner, Mark Eitman; special friends Jacqueline Jackson, Michael Gray and Juliette Prather; and extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions in Evans’ name be sent to the AIDS Resource Center, 2701 Regan Street, Dallas, TX 75219.
Services are under the director of Forest Lawn Funeral Home at Turtle Creek, 3204 Fairmount Street in Dallas.
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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition March 2, 2007