Thomas Harold Garner
PACOLET, SC-- Mr. Thomas Harold Garner, 86, of 7390 South Pine St., Pacolet, widower of Elnora Clark Garner, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Regional Hospice Home.
Mr. Garner was born in Spartanburg, SC on February 5, 1927 a son of the late Earl and Mildred Foster Garner. He was a graduate of Hickory Grove High School. Mr. Garner was retired from Timken Plant - Gaffney as a Utility Operator and had previously worked with Pepsi Cola. He was a Veteran of the United States Army
and was a member of Tate Memorial Baptist Church. Mr. Garner had served as a Little League Coach in Pacolet and was a former Boy Scout Leader. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Surviving are two sons: Rick Garner and wife Joyce of Pacolet and Tom Garner of Prosperity; four sisters: Ann Peeler, Faye Pridmore, Jett Hughes all of Wilkinsville and June Black of New Ellenton; a brother, Ralph Garner of Gaffney; two grandchildren: Taylor Garner and Lee Garner, both of Pacolet; four great-grandchildren; Sherry Goodwin, whom he loved as a daughter of Spartanburg and Debra Cobb, a special friend and caregiver of Pacolet. Mr. Garner was predeceased by two sisters, Ruby Lowry and Thelma Brown; four brother, Boyd Garner, Ray Garner, Ledley Garner and Roy Garner.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Tate Memorial Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Dennis Tessnier. Burial will follow at Pacolet First Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Monday evening, January 27, 2014 at the Holcombe's Jonesville Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Tate Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 88, Pacolet, SC 29372.
The family is at the home of his son, Rick and Joyce Garner, 291 Cedar Lanes, Pacolet.
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