Garrett Angel “Taco” Paiz, age 38, passed away on Oct. 16, 2017 in Oakville, California. Garrett was born in Indio, California on June 1, 1979, to Armando and Judi Gaytan-Paiz.

He graduated from Coachella Valley High in 1997, where he was in The Future Farmers of America Program and a member of the Mighty Arab Marching Band. He was a cowboy at heart. He was a truck driver for 10 yrs. and owned Native Express Trucking for a while. Garrett was a Volunteer Fireman for the City of Noel, Mo.

At the time of Garrett’s death he was driving a Water Tanker helping Fight The Fires in Napa County, California, he was in a vehicle accident.

Garrett is survived by his wife Bobbie D. Paiz, Noel, Mo. , Daughter Terri Ann Paiz of Tehachapi, California, His parents Armando and Judi Paiz ofCoachella and his brother and sister, Carlos Paiz(Kathy) and Cinthia Paiz both of Coachella. He also leaves numerous Nieces,Nephews,aunts and uncles to mention. He also leaves a lot of Adopted Family members.

Services for Garrett will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017, at Destiny Church 82-625 Showcase Park Way-Indio…Services are as follows:

Public Visitation 10 am to 11:00am and Service at 11:00am.. Interment will follow at the Coachella Valley Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers donations to The Wild Land Fire Fighters Foundation, City of Noel Fire Department in Noel,Mo.
would be appreciated by the family. Services have been entrusted to the FitzHenry-Wiefels Cremation and Burial Service in Indio.