Michael R. Garrison, 62, of West Union, Ohio, died Saturday,
February 2, 2013, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville. He was born August 4, 1950 in Winchester. He was preceded in death by parents, Roland Eugene and Ruby Maxine (Shelton) Garrison; and a son, Michael R. Garrison, Jr.
He is survived by two sons, Carl R. (Angel) Garrison of Minerva and Robert Joseph Garrison of Gainesville, Georgia; one step-son, Gary McCartney of Dayton; four brothers: Timothy (Kathy) Garrison of Peebles, Roger Dean Garrison of West Union, Dan Garrison of Demorest, Georgia and Jeffrey (Ginger) Garrison of Gainesville, Georgia; five sisters: Susan Chenoweth of Peebles, Joyce Garrison of Seaman, Debbie (Gary) Fetters of Seaman, and Pam (Donald) Turner of Duncansville; one uncle, Russell Garrison of Ohio; one aunt, Linda Conley of Waynesville; 13 grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
He was a retired self-employed carpenter and former owner of Garrison Construction Company in Gainesville, Georgia for 25 years; a former employee for Wald’s Manufacturing Company in Maysville, Kentucky for 13 years; and a former pipefitter and welder for various companies.
He was a 1968 graduate of Peebles High School. He was a former coach for the West Union Knot Hole Baseball League. He was an avid softball player, fisherman, and mushroom hunter.
He was a US Army Veteran and served during the Vietnam Era and was a former member of the Army National Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to Lafferty Funeral Home, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693
The funeral service is Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. Reverend Clarence Abbott will officiate.
The visitation is Wednesday from 6 until 9 p.m.
The interment is at Locust Grove Cemetery near Locust Grove in Adams County.
The Adams County Honor Guard will perform a military service.