Funeral Services for PD Dispatcher, Son and Granddaughter
Updated On: Apr 24, 2019
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the famiy, colleagues and friends of Police Dispatcher Margarita "Margie" Tamayo Garcia #C880. Margie, her son Jorge "Richie" Garcia, age 19 and her one year old Granddaughter Kamila Juarez, were killed around 10:30 AM on Saturday morning when the family's mini-van was hit by a truck that for unknown reasons crossed into their lane, hitting them head-on. The crash happened on US 62/180 approximately 50 miles west of Orla, Texas in Culberson County. The family was headed to Carlsbad Caverns.
Margie had worked as a Public Safety Dispatcher with the City of El Paso for approximately 22 years.
A "Celebration of Life" Service honoring the lives of Margie, Richie and Kamila will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM (Service at 4:00 PM) at San Jose Funeral Home, 10950 Pellicano Drive.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with funeral costs and other expenses.
The EPMPOA asks that you please keep the entire Tamayo, Garcia and Juarez families in your thoughts and prayers.