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In Memory of

Homero Garza Gracia

May 1, 1951 - March 28, 2015

Obituary


Homero G. Gracia, of Sugar Land, was called home by the Lord on Saturday, March 28, 2015, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 63. Homero passed away at his home surrounded by his family.
Homero was born in Hebbronville, TX on May 1, 1951, the second of six children born to the late Antonio and Josefina Gracia. He graduated from Freer High School in Freer, TX in 1969, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A & I University (now Texas A & M - Kingsville)...

Homero G. Gracia, of Sugar Land, was called home by the Lord on Saturday, March 28, 2015, after a lengthy battle with cancer, at the age of 63. Homero passed away at his home surrounded by his family.
Homero was born in Hebbronville, TX on May 1, 1951, the second of six children born to the late Antonio and Josefina Gracia. He graduated from Freer High School in Freer, TX in 1969, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A & I University (now Texas A & M - Kingsville) in 1974.
Homero worked in the oil and gas industry for over 40 years, most recently serving as Sr. Vice President of Drilling & Completions at Wapiti Energy. Prior to joining Wapiti, he served as Vice President of Drilling for Fairways Exploration & Production LLC from 2009 to 2012 and Vice President of Operations for Fairways Offshore Exploration, Inc. from 2003 to 2008. He also spent time at Conoco, Pacific Enterprises, Quintana Minerals, Exxon, IP Petroleum, and CMS Oil & Gas.
Homero's faith was very important to him, and he was a long-time member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish community.
Homero is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of almost 44 years, Rosalinda; his son Daniel Gracia and daughter-in-law, Anna Zasowski; his daughter Melissa, son-in-law Charles, and granddaughter Isabella Dunlap; his son David Gracia; his brother Mauro and sister-in-law Amparo Gracia; his brothers Carlos Gracia and Ramon Gracia; his sister Guadalupe and brother-in-law Lyndon Cude; his sister Rosa Gracia; his father- and mother-in-law Felix and Eva Ponce; his sisters-in-law Hermelinda Lopez and Melinda Ponce; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Homero was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Belinda Ponce and brother-in-law Felix Roel Ponce.
Visitation and Rosary will be held at Earthman Southwest Funeral Home, 12555 South Kirkwood, Stafford, TX, on Monday, April 6 from 6-9pm, with the rosary at 7pm. Services will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 12627 West Bellfort, Sugar Land, TX, on Tuesday, April 7 at 10am, and Homero will be laid to rest at Morton Cemetery in Richmond, TX.
The family would like to thank Dr. Caesar Tin-U and Texas Oncology, Sugar Land, and Dr. Omar Barakat for all they did for Homero over the years.