Terry C. Garrison 51, of Lemon died Wednesday evening, Oct. 23, 2013, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital surrounded by his family and some of his closest friends.
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He is survived by his wife of eight years Julie Johnson Garrison.
Terry was born in Meshoppen on Oct. 12, 1962, son of the late Clark and Helen C. Lange Garrison.
He was a 1981 graduate of the Tunkhannock Area High School. After school he continued to work on his family farm and started his own excavating business which he ran for 23 years. He started his business out by hauling sawdust to horse farms then through the years grew it into Garrison Excavating.
He also was a bus contractor for the Tunkhannock School district.
Terry was a kind hearted man who would do anything for. One of his many projects was helping build the horse barns at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds to helping during the flood to those in need.
He was active with team penning. He loved spending time with friends and family and greatly appreciated the generosity of his closest friends during his illness.
He is survived by his son Ben Garrison, of Tunkhannock; step daughter Paige Huscha and husband Anthony of Montrose; sisters: Cindy and husband George, of Maethuen, Mass., Pam Eyer and husband Dick of Newville, Kim Jennings, of Milton, and Becky Williams and husband James of Clayton, N.C.; one grandson, Nevin Husha; his mother-in-law Donna Johnson; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Rev. George Stephens, brother-in-law of Terry.
Interment in Sunnyside Cemeter, Tunkhannock.
Friends and family gathered at the funeral home on Monday evening.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Janet Weis Children's Hospital, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822.
For o line condolences please visit www.sheldonkukuchkafuneral home.com.
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2013