Garcia Lee Maddox, 85, of Raeford, NC passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 1, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife and he is survived by his three sons, Gary Maddox and wife, Tracy, Ritchie Maddox and wife, Liz, and Kevin Maddox; his daughter, Debbie Barron and husband, Daniel; his niece, Gale Martin; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Garcia was retired at the rank of MSG from the US Army. During his career, he was honored with numerous awards, medals, and badges including; OVERSEAS SERVICE RIBBON, ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL, VIETNAM GALLANTRY CROSS WITH PALM, ARMY SERVICE RIBBON, CIVIL ACTION HONOR MEDAL 1ST CLASS. KOREAN HONORARY PARACHUTE BADGE, CHINA PARACHUTE BADGE 1ST CLASS, JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL, DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, MASTER PARACHUTE BADGE. GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL (9 AWARDS), NCO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RIBBON, NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL, VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL, PURPLE HEART, COMBAT INFANTRY BADGE, VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL, ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL, PRESIDENTIAL UNIT COMMENDATION, MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION, ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL (2D OAK LEAF CLUSTER).
A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 2 PM at Cumberland Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Joshua Shevel officiating.
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