Eddika Doris Garcia Salazar, 28, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Lubbock. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel with Tom Heath officiating. A memorial gathering will be on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Combest Family Funeral Homes. Please join us in celebrating Eddika’s life.
Eddika was born on February 14, 1991 in Lubbock, Texas to Eddie Garcia, and Ambrun Portee. She met and married her childhood sweetheart, Fernando Joshua Salazar, in Lubbock, Texas on February 14, 2018. They had two beautiful children, one daughter Janell Amariah Salazar and one son Jayvian Ashton Salazar.
Eddika was a very unique Entrepreneur and a beautiful wife who dedicated her life to loving her husband and children. She was full of life, who enjoyed helping others and organizing any event. She had a contagious smile and a stern belief in standing up for others. Eddika touched many hearts and made many friends.
She is survived by her husband Fernando Joshua Salazar; daughter Janell Amariah Salazar; son Jayvian Ashton Salazar; mother Ambrun Portee; father Eddie Garcia; four brothers Eddie Garcia, Jr., Jonathan Steven Maldonado, Erik Garcia, Erin Edward Garcia; sister Deborah Edexana Garcia. Her best friend/grandfather Samuel M. Rodriguez. Many uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and a multitude of friends.
She is preceded in death by her grandmother Gloria Rodriguez, father-in-law Armando Salazar. Cousins: Erica Nicole Garcia, Valerie Durene Garcia, Ashley Marie Gonzales, Deborah Marie Mota, Joshua Aaron Rodriguez.
Memorial may be made to American Lung Association, American Cancer Society or the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.