Luther William Garrison

September 26, 1945October 29, 2018

Mr. Luther William Garrison “The Cane Man” of Maysville, Ga., died Monday, October 29, 2018, at the age of 73.

Luther was born in Athens, Georgia on September 26, 1945 to the late Jack Cleveland Garrison and Felecia Tolbert Garrison. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He had a successful 34-year career with the Athens-Clarke County Fire Department.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Catherine Garrison of Watkinsville. Nieces and nephews, Kelly Garrison (wife Tonya Garrison) of Baton Rouge, LA, Kyle Garrison of Baton Rouge, LA, Tracy Garrison Williford (husband Dale Williford) of Watkinsville, Kristin Garrison Torres (husband Don Torres) of Maringouin LA and Tara Garrison Hix (husband Shane Hix) of Danielsville. He also survived by several great nieces and nephews and great, great nieces and nephews. Luther was preceded in death by his wife Geraldine Kinley Garrison, father Jack Garrison, mother Felecia Garrison, brothers Cleveland “Bud” Garrison , George Garrison and Frederick Garrison.

Family will receive friends at Bernstein’s Funeral Home in Athens, Georgia on Thursday November 1st from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be, Kelly Garrison, Kyle Garrison, Shane Hix, Dale Williford, Joshua Shelton and Pat Smith

Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens, Georgia at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 1, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, November 1, 2018

Luther William Garrison

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