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Larry C. Garner

September 15, 1941 — October 7, 2022


Larry Charles Garner, also known as Dad, Father Poppy, and Pops. Born Sept 15, 1941 He will be missed, that is an understatement.  He touched the lives of so many; everyone he met loved him and his loving caring personality.

He made everyone feel included and loved.  He always put everyone before himself.  He was an amazing mentor, friend, counselor, Father. Oct. 7h, 2022 we lost a truly awesome human being. I love you dad.

He is survived by his loving wife, Debra Garner; children, Gary Lee Skinner, Dominica (Ryan Burns) Gaskill, Terry (Traci) Skinner, James (Sierra) Garner, Tonya Garner of Michigan, Doug Garner; grandchildren, Cody, Alison, Cole, Alize, Aaryn, Trevor, Dyllin, Kaylah, Bailee, Gavin, Evelyn, Gwendalyn, Lillian, Ryan Jr., Kylan, Arrielle, and Kyleeanna; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Verdean Fountain Garner and brothers, Gale and Toby Garner.

Caring Cremation ™ has taken place through the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home.  Online condolences can be made at

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