Howard Paul "Rocky" Garber

March 10, 1954September 10, 2022
Obituary of Howard Paul "Rocky" Garber
COLUMBIA - A service for Howard Paul “Rocky” Garber, 68, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2022 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10:15 until 11:15 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Rocky died Saturday, September 10, 2022. Born in Columbia, SC, he was a son of the late Leon Garber, the late Esther Lifchez Garber, and of Doris Murphy Garber. He was a 1972 graduate of A.C. Flora High School. Rocky was devoted to his family and was a dedicated Coach and supporter of Palmetto Baseball League. He was beloved by his baseball kids, and was a faithful steward to the organization for forty years. He was also an avid Gamecock sports and San Francisco Giants fan. He was a member of Tree of Life Synagogue. Surviving are his mother, Doris Murphy Garber; siblings, Rosann Garber Brodie (Michael), Joe Taylor (Stacey), Bruce Garber (Leslie), Steve Taylor (Betsy), Maxine Garber Fisher (Rayton), Laura Taylor Callahan (Chuck); nieces and nephews, Jason Callahan (Renee), Erin Callahan Edwards, Brenna Taylor Heller (Jeff), Stephen Taylor, Dana Fisher Daniels (Chris), Leah Garber, Ann Taylor Inabinett (Dillon), Erin Fisher Schorkopf (Tim), and Megann Garber. Memorials may be made to Palmetto Baseball League, Inc., PO Box 50502, Columbia, SC 29250. Memories may be shared at

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