Albert L. Garrison Jr. (1956 - 2013)

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Albert L. Garrison, Jr.

Des Moines

Albert L. Garrison, Jr., 57, went to be with his Savior on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Corinthian Baptist Church, 814 School Street, Des Moines, with burial to follow at Glendale Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines.

Albert was born January 31, 1956 to Albert Sr. and Margaret (McCraney) Garrison in Des Moines. He graduated from North High School, Iowa State University, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University. He practiced law for over 20 years; most of those through his own firm, Garrison Law Office. Albert shared his passion for wrestling as an assistant wrestling coach at North, Urbandale, Valley, Roosevelt, and most recently at Waukee High School.

Albert is survived by his wife of 27 years, Anita; daughter, Julia Garrison; mother, Margaret Garrison; siblings, Peter, Marshall, Jinny, Allison, Sydney, Marlene, Stephen, Kelly, and Sarah; and many nieces, nephews, and beloved friends.

Memorial contributions will be received by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home
Hamilton's Funeral Home
3601 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 224-0078
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on June 30, 2013
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