Gary D. Garner, 64, of Stanbro Rd., Brookfield, NY, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton.
He was born October 21, 1947 in Lexington, TN, a son of Silas and Lathleen Waite Garner and was a graduate of Hillsboro High School in Nashville, TN. Gary proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a self-employed gun dealer, and a collector of guns and knives. He was a member of the National Rifle Association.
Surviving are his wife, Alberta Bailey; his mother, Kathleen Todd of Jackson, TN; step-children: Berdella Moynihan of Broadalbin; Joseph (Debra) Kimball of Chadwicks; Pamela (Karl) Thompson of New Port Richey, FL; and Joanne Bailey of Amsterdam; several cousins, including a special cousin, Arleigh Randall of Little Falls; and his close friends Leonard and Carol Salisbury of VT. He was predeceased by his father, Silas Garner; grandmother, Kittie, and step-father, Arnold Todd.
Memorial services will be held at 2pm Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, NY.
Interment will be private at the convenience of his family.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions in his memory may be made to your local humane society.