Douglas MacArthur 'Mac' "Mac" Garnand
Douglas MacArthur "Mac" Garnand

April 21, 2021

Douglas MacArthur "Mac" Garnand, 79, of Riner, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Mac served honorably as a fourth grade of the specialist rank of United States Army Quartermaster Corps during the Vietnam Conflict, earning two purple hearts for his service. He retired from the United States Postal Service, and was a former member of the Riner Volunteer Fire Department.

Mac was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Vest Garnand; parents, James and Willie Garnand; sister, Catherine Scaggs; brothers, Henry, Billie, Freddie, Robert, and Jimmie Garnand.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Douglas Dale and Stephanie Garnand; daughter, Dana Garnand; two grandchildren, Lauren and Joshua Garnand; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Pat Garnand; sister, Dottie Garnand; sisters-in-law, Pat, Debbie, Arlene, and Vivian Garnand; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Raymond and Helen St.Clair; special nephew, Brad St.Clair and wife Lisa; great-nephews, Elijah and Carter St.Clair; numerous other nieces and nephews; and special friends Timothy Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, and Paul Johnson.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April, 26, 2021 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Shake Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Riner Fire & Rescue. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.hornefuneralservice.com.

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Published by Roanoke Times on Apr. 25, 2021.
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26
Funeral service
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Apr
27
Funeral service
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Horne Funeral Home Chapel
1300 N, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
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Our friend Mac has been looking after us for 30+ years. Every time we have left Riner in recent years, he has asked us to call him to let him know when we arrive home safely. We will miss knowing that someone there cares and prays for our safe travels.
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