Jack D. Garrison Sr., age 74, of Clarksville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, Ohio surrounded by his family.
He was born December 1, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late Herschel "Banny" Garrison and Mary Elizabeth Durbin Garrison.
He worked for D & E Equipment Company in Wilmington for 50 years.
Jack was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He married the love of his life, Rita Sholler on August 13, 1966. They were blessed to celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary.
Surviving are his wife, Rita Garrison, children, Teresa (Steve) Hayslip, Julie (Mark) Myers, Jack (Tammy) Garrison; grandchildren, Tyler Hayslip, Megan (Derrick) Beaver, Makala (Justin) Bunner, Elizabeth (Owen Young) Myers, Hunter Myers, and Kayla Macke, one great-grandchild, Barrett Walker Bunner. He is also survived by sister, Patricia "Patty" Flint, brother, Richard "Dick" Garrison, brothers-in-law, David Jackson, Larry Teboe, and John Arnold, sisters-in-law, Dora (Tommy) Sholler, Carol (Mike) Sholler, Sherry (Keith) Sholler, Donna (Larry) Garrison, and Elaine (Gary) Garrison, and several nieces & nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his grandmother, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Puckett, grandfather, Cecil Puckett, brothers, Herschel "Herbert" Garrison, Roger Garrison, Larry Garrison, Gary Garrison, and William "Billy" Garrison, sisters, Linda Arnold and Peggy Burns, mother-in-law, Virginia "Jenny" Sholler, father-in-law, Joseph "Joe" Sholler, brothers-in-law, Tommy Sholler, Mike Sholler, and Keith Sholler, sisters-in-law, Joann Teboe, Rosemary "Rosie" Jackson, Wanita Harner, Diana Everhart, and Lynn Werner.
Jack's wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service celebrating Jack's life will be held at 1373 Pyle Road in Clarksville, Saturday, September 4th, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Fisher-Edgington Funeral has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Contributions in Jack's memory may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with expenses.