OCALA -- Robert D. Garrison, 78, a retired teacher and Navy veteran, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at his residence under the care of Hospice of Marion County.
A native of Mildred, KS., he came here from Kansas City in 1974. Mr. Garrison was a Methodist, who enjoyed a long teaching career and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Celia T. Garrison.
Survivors include his daughter, Tanya Rhodes, Clover, SC; brother, Garland (Gary) Garrison, The Villages; three grandchildren, Shannon Morgan, Woodbridge, VA, Tarryn Rhodes, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Melissa Goforth, Lexington, SC; and three great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, December 22 at 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home of Ocala, 5740 S Pine Ave, Ocala, FL 34480. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Marion County.

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home
5740 South Pine Ave Ocala, FL 34480
(352) 622-8181

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, 2013