November 26, 1933 - July 17, 2020
Marshall Garmon, Jr. “Buddy”, 86, of Alachua, FL died Friday, July 17, 2020 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville, FL. Marshall was born on November 26, 1933 in Cabarrus County, NC. He was a son of the late Marshall Garmon Sr. and Mamie Weaver Garmon. He is the last of their six children to pass away. Marshall joined the US Army when he turned 18. He was a Korean War Veteran and served in the National Guard for 10 years. There is a plaque commemorating his service in the Korean War in Mint Hill, North Carolina at the Korean War Veterans Memorial Park. He married his wife, Gloria and they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Marshall enjoyed gardening, especially growing vegetables. He and Gloria loved traveling together, including driving to Alaska and Maine. Marshall never met a stranger and had a strong faith in God. He was a prayer warrior and wanted everyone to know Jesus as their Lord and savior. Marshall is survived by his wife, Gloria Paakkonen Garmon; two sons, Lane Byrum (Jan); Randy Garmon (Brenda); three daughters; Cynthia Garmon, Patty Vedder; Darilyn Kestner (Joe); 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his siblings; Odell Garmon, Sebron Garmon, Mary Bell Deese, Margie Garmon, and Dorothy Garmon. Family will receive friends Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 2:00-4:00PM at Williams-Thomas Westarea Funeral Home, 823 NW 143rd Street, Newberry, FL 32669. A Graveside service will be held Monday, July 27, 2020 at 10:00AM Forest Grove Cemetery, Alachua, FL with Evangelist Bob Coutu officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation to the Charity of your choice in his name. God Bless!
Marshall Garmon, Jr. “Buddy”, 86, of Alachua, FL died Friday, July 17, 2020 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville, FL. Marshall was born on November 26, 1933 in Cabarrus County, NC. He was a son of the late Marshall Garmon Sr. and Mamie... View Obituary & Service Information
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