David O. Garrison, Jr, 67, of Coatsville, Missouri, died at 7:05 am, Monday, March 18, 2013 at his home. He was born July 24, 1945 in Springfield, IL to David O. and Vera Irwin Garrison, Sr. He married Bonnie K. Farley (Brown) November 17, 1990 and she survives.
Also surviving from his first marriage to Janice Moore are their two children, David Garrison III (Companion Sandy Reynolds) of Springfield and Marisa Lewis of Springfield; one step-son, Larry Brown of Venus, FL; three grandchildren, Devin Reynolds, Quenton Lewis and Wesley Lewis; two sisters, Darlene Hartley of Springfield and Ruth Peters of Monticello; one brother, Harry (Rose) Jackson of Athens and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Joseph Matthew Garrison and two brothers, John Garrison and Willard Jackson.
David was a US Navy Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville, IA. He retired from Putnam County, Missouri where he worked as an EMT and retired Rancher. He formerly had owned and operated a Goodyear store in Springfield, IL.
Visitation: 11am – 1pm, Friday, March 22, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Friday, March 22, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend William G. Hubmann from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville, IA officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans will conduct military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.