Rafael de Jesus Garcia Andrade, Jr. died July 5, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 13 years 11 months 12 days. Funeral Service are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Purcell with Pastor Justin Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Rafael was born July 23, 2003 in Norman, Oklahoma to Rafael de Jesus Garcia Andrade, Sr and Cathrine Baker. He was raised in Purcell, Oklahoma attending Purcell Junior High. Rafael enjoyed cars, playing football, long boarding, playing video games and spending time with his family and friends. He loved his shoes and took pride in everything he was a part of. Rafael was an athlete at Purcell Junior High, where he participated in football and weight lifting. He had a special light in his heart and filled the room with laughter.
Rafael is preceded in death by his grandparents, Delores Andrade de Garcia, Narciso Garcia, Kathryn Maxwell and Arnold Eugene Baker. Survivors include his father, Rafael Garcia Andrade Sr and spouse, Lucia Camacho; mother, Cathrine Baker and spouse, Bill White; sister, Jessica Garcia Andrade; brother, Antonio Garcia Andrade; stepbrothers, Ramiro Camacho, Randy White; stepsister, Samanta Camacho; aunts, Susanna Garcia, Enedina Garcia de Cano, Imelda Garcia, Teresita Garcia, Celia Garcia; uncles, Pedro Garcia, Meli Garcia, Reuben Garcia, Carlos Garcia; special friends, Sue Sue, Susan, Holly and Kasey and many other relatives and friends.