Pablo Vasquez, 38, will be put to death by lethal injection for the 12-year-old boy's gruesome killing.
Ward's lawyers had sought to halt the execution, arguing he suffered from severe mental illness.
"If it's God's will, it's his will," Garcia said.
"I've accepted my fate. I'm just ready to move on."
“I know you probably hate me," he said. "What happened between me and Rocky happened too fast. I didn’t know what happened
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday put on hold the execution by Texas of convicted murderer Lester Bower as it considers whether to hear his full appeal including the assertion that his three decades on death row amount to cruel and unusual punishment.
Lawyers for Bower have tried for more than two decades to have his conviction thrown out, saying he was found guilty due