Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Constable John David Garcia

Montgomery County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, July 17, 2003

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Reflections for Deputy Constable John David Garcia

Rest in Peace Deputy Constable John David Garcia. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Montgomery County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 17, 2016

Never Forgotten

K.Brooks
Houston Police Dept.

June 16, 2016

It's been a while and I thought I would take a minute to say hello.

K. Brooks
Houston PD

January 31, 2016

John David, saw your memorial page again on Facebook the other day posted by The 100 Club. I am glad to see that they are keeping your memory alive for those who never had the chance to meet you and work with you. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten here in Montgomery County. Rest in Peace my brother...

Detective Charlie Sullivent
Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

October 29, 2014

I just wanted to say hello bro......j

K Brooks
Houston police

October 9, 2013

Heroes live forever, Deputy Garcia, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Montgomery County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

July 17, 2013

Deputy Constable Garcia,

YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN! As I learn my way around the Law Enforcement community, I meet or read about other survivors. I saw a reflection from your sister on my brother's memorial page.

I want to thank you for choosing to be a Peace Officer. I admire and respect you for the work you do. You are a true HERO and one I will never forget.

To your sister. Your name fits your heart. I appreciate the reflection you left for my brother. Thank you for taking the time to honor him and his service.

Please know that my heart and my thoughts are with you every day. As I try to heal, I hope you heal as well.

Rebecca Y. Davis, Sister, Orlando, FL
Constable Brian Bachmann; EOW: 8/13/2012
Brazos County Constable Precinct 1, TX

April 17, 2013

It's been five years since my last post, and I still think about John David and my Uncle Rick. I have 14 years in as a Law Enforcement Officer now, and I still hold to the values that these men taught me. You will never be forgotten. Thanks for everything you taught me as a "Rookie."

Dewayne Crabb Senior Patrolman
Pearland P.D.

January 6, 2013

John,your spirit has joined GOD,but your presence is still felt by us.Simply-GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.

Chief Michael C.Wethington
Stagecoach Police Department

December 7, 2012

David, my sweet love,
You have no idea how much I miss you daily. It has officially been 9 years since the day you were taken from us and it is still as painful as it was then. I truly miss you with all of my heart but know that you are in a much more peaceful place than we are. Every time Blake sees your picture I refer to you as "Daddy David" and he knows exactly who you are, then he proceeds to tell me in his own way (by signing) that you were a cop. He may have not had the opportunity to meet you but I have let him know what it was like having you in our lives...many laughs and smikes, many jokes, and tears but most of all happiness. I love you John David and wish everyday that you were here with us but that is me being selfish. You are at peace and enjoying Gods glory.
Forever in my heart, you will be. I just wish I could hold you, kiss you,and tell you I love you one last time...but until we meet again my love.

Shannon Garcia
Wife

July 17, 2012

Rest in peace, Deputy Garcia. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Montgomery County and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

July 17, 2012

John David,

I miss you as much today as I did 8 years ago and it never gets easier. It sure doesn't seem like it has been that long because I still remember the day we lost you like it was yesterday. It still hurts my heart because you were such a great friend to me. I know that you are in heaven watching over all of us down here and I will see you when I get there one of these days but until then I will miss you my friend!

Tracy

Deputy Tracy Traylor
Montgomery County Constable's Office Pct 1

July 17, 2011

My Goodness David. I cannot believe it been almost 8 years since you were called home. We sure miss and Love you brother. I often wonder what you would be doing now. I know you are still with us and keeping us safe from above. You are always in my thoughts and topic of many funny stories.

Your friend and Brother in law.
Craig

Senior patrolman, Craig Darlow
Harris County Sheriffs Office

July 11, 2011

Wow, before i had my baby i said to myself "i'm going to leave a reflection on uncle david's page THE DAY my baby is born", and ... lets just say after being in the hospital since 3am that morning, and finally delivering at 1:16pm the afternoon, i was not in the mood for the internet. Well what a coincidence as i was sitting here looking at my beautiful Joi Harmoni Woods, she started gazing up at the wall and grinning... i've always heard that babies can see angels when they are so little, so of course, who else would i think of but you (my favorite angel of them all)... I felt SO convicted, and thought to myself "man, i forgot to write to my uncle david when Joi was born!" well, what do you know, I looked at the clock and it was 2:07am, she was born 02/07/2011, funny, but maybe your way of showing me that you are still watching over us. Look down from heaven and see how beautiful your little niece is... I will never forget you, and think of you all the time. Love you always & forever.... ; )

adrianna "a.d."
your niece

February 21, 2011

*still thinking of you, my baby is due next month, wish you were here!*

love you uncle david.... love A.D.

adrianna
niece

December 22, 2010

hey dad, well its Nov. 5 2010 and im officially 21 years old now. i miss you and im a little saddened that your not here to celebrate with me. but i know your celebrating in heaven. =) i can just imagine what my bday with you here would be like. i know you would probably be grilling outside, inviting everyone over for the weekend, making your famous blue hawaiians, and having a fire going outside like we always did when it was cold. i miss those times. =) but i will see you soon again when God calls us home to be together again. Theres not a second that goes by that i dont think of you. Love you and miss you a lot.

Patricia Garcia
Daughter

November 5, 2010

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on this day. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

July 17, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventh anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you for I know both their pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 17, 2010

I sure do miss you Uncle David! I wish you were still here to talk too, life is so overwhelming by myself, i wish i had you to talk to. I'm praying for our family's strength all the time. You're picture is still up in my living room, & I will never forget you, it's like I can still hear your voice calling and saying "HEY MAMA'S!" ha ha, your memory lives on. I love you always. Watch over me & Rianna

Adrianna Espinoza "a.d."
Neice

July 10, 2010

David it"s been seven years and it hurts like i just got the news i love you and i'll never forget you .I have another baby her name is Daisy she is 15 months old and Victoria is 5 now she cries for you sometimes and says she can"t wait to meet you cause she says that she misses you .I have told her all about you.Continue to watch over us big brother and we will see you soon i love you and miss you so much you have no idea, rest in peace

Anonymous

July 8, 2010

Deputy Constable Garcia - 6 years later, you are still not forgotten. You will never be forgotten. Rest in God's peace, brother.

Officer Josh McCrary
Plumerville Police Dept, Arkansas

July 17, 2009

I sure do miss you, I still cry & think of you all the time, even though it's been so long. You wouldn't believe I had a baby Rianna, and it's hurts me that she never got to meet you. I know that the Lord has you doing greater things for him, and that is how I can come to closure with this. I love you always, and will never forget you. ---A.D.

Adrianna
Niece

April 14, 2009

You are not forgotten.

Anonymous

January 18, 2009

John David,
I can't believe it's been so long. It seems like yesterday when you were riding with me in the patrol car and so eager to find trouble.
JD, Your littel girl is all grown up. We attended her graduation from High School on June 7th and the memories flooded all of us. You should be extremely proud of the young lady she has become. Continue to watch over us from above and and I will do the same from here.
We Love and miss you.

Craig

Senior Deputy
Brother In Law / Harris County S.O. Texas

June 19, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 19, 2008

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