OBITUARY

George Houston Garner

16 April, 194817 September, 2022
Obituary of George Houston Garner
George Houston Garner, age 74, passed away September 17, 2022 at the VA Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Houston was born on April 16, 1948 in Sherwood, Tennessee to Clyde and Jimmie Garner. He graduated from Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee in 1966. Houston served our country in the United States Army from 1966-1976. During that time he served two 13-month tours in Korea. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science in Education in May, 1984 and Master of Science in Education in August, 1991 both from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri. He retired from the Kansas City School District in 2008. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed watching sports and reading. Houston married Rebecca Allman in 1979, and they had two children Mary (John) Bunting of Amana, IA and Andrew (Mary) Garner of Columbia, MO. Houston is preceded in death by his wife Rebecca and parents Clyde and Jimmie Garner. He is survived by his daughter Mary (John) Bunting; son Andrew (Mary) Garner; 4 grandchildren, Bradley, Jacob, Mason and Noah and great-grandson Hayden; and 2 siblings Lori (Kevin) Thompson and Chris (Michelle) Garner. A visitation for Houston will be held Friday, September 23, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at McGilley & George Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 611 Chestnut, Belton, MO 64012. A funeral will occur Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11:30 AM at the funeral home and burial will follow on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 12:15 PM at the Belton Cemetery, 710 S. Scott, Belton, MO 64012. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcgilleygeorgebelton.com for the Garner family.

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  • FAMILY

  • Mary Bunting Daughter
  • Andrew Garner Son
  • Rebecca Allman Garner Wife (deceased)
  • Jimmie Jerline Epperson Garner Mother (deceased)
  • Clyde Houston Garner Father (deceased)
  • Mr. Garner also leaves four grandchildren, Bradley, Jacob, Mason and Noah and great-grandson Hayden; and two siblings Lori Thompson and Chris Garner to cherish his memories.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Bradley Knudson
  • Jacob Bunting
  • Mason Bunting
  • Kevin Thompson
  • Brian Bunting
  • Brady Bunting

Past Services

Friday, 23 September, 2022

Visitation

Friday, 23 September, 2022

Funeral

Friday, 23 September, 2022

Burial