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Garr Junior Bland

Dec 10, 1935 - Feb 24, 2020 (Age 84)

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to The Bland Family. Uncle Gar was a very special man. We didnt live close but when there were reunions we always had a chance to catch up. Uncle Gar will be dearly missed. May God Bless

Thoughts and prayers to all of the Bland family. Jennie and Carlton

Caroline and Family, sorry for the loss of your dad. He is now resting and has no pain. God Bless

Velma and family, we are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of all, now, and in the coming days. Our deepest sympathy to all. Sam and Vickie Vance

So sorry to hear of your loss.

Rest in peace Uncle Garr love u !!

So sorry, thoughts and prayers to all.

Sending My Deepest Sympathy, To ALL The Bland Family.


Garr's Obituary

Garr Junior Bland, age 84, of Seneca Rocks, WV, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born on December 10, 1935, in Brushy Run, WV, the son of the late Titus and Margie (Mallow) Bland. On December 31, 1962, Garr married Velma (Miller) Bland, who survives in Seneca Rocks, WV.


Mr. Bland attended Brushy Run Schoolhouse and was a member of the Onego Church of the Brethren. He enjoyed watching Andy Griffith, Bonanza, and Westerns, and he loved hunting and fishing. Garr had worked at Stoney River Dam and he retired from Greer Lime in 2002, after 37 years. He was a Veteran of the US Army.


In addition to his wife, Mr. Bland is survived by: his children, Caroline Hoffman (Ronnie) Seneca Rocks, WV, Orville Bland (Ann) of Seneca Rocks, WV, Brady Bland (Joyce) of Franklin, WV, Elvis Bland (Betsy) of Seneca Rocks, WV, Brandy Bland (Jarod Heavener) of Circleville, WV; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: 2 brothers, Glenn and Foster Bland; 2 sisters, Hope Day and Joy Warner; and a grandson, Ashley Bland.


Mr. Bland's family will receive friends on Thursday, February 27, 2020, 4-6 PM at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin, WV. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Greg Adamson officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard and US Army representatives. Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Basagic Funeral Home, POB 215, Franklin, WV 26807. Memories and words of comfort may be left at or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.




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