James E. Garwood

June 22, 1927October 11, 2018

James E. “Jim” Garwood, 91 of Huntington passed away at 4:03 am on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at his residence. Jim was a 1946 graduate of Union Township High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. Jim was a member of Huntington Baptist Church. He had worked for Enyeart Equipment in construction, Huntington Lab and Indiana Equipment.

Jim was born on June 22, 1927 in Union Township, the son of Evan and Pearl (Crist) Garwood.

He was united in marriage to Ruth Layman on November 19, 1950 in Huntington. She preceded him in death on October 10, 2014.

Survivors include two sons: Max (Barbara) Garwood of Huntington; J.D. (Sue) Garwood of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren: Marquis (Sarah) Garwood, Judy Garwood, Christie Garwood and David Garwood; one great grandchild: Evan Garwood.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Bob Garwood, and Dwight Garwood; two sisters: Ann Nevil, and Ruth Garwood; and two grandchildren: Eva Garwood and Wayne Garwood.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Amos Albright officiating.

Interment will be at the Clear Creek Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorial donations can be made out to Huntington Baptist Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.


  • Max Garwood, Son
  • J.D. Garwood, Son
  • Evan Garwood, Father
  • Pearl Garwood, Mother
  • Ruth Garwood, Wife
  • Bob Garwood, Brother
  • Ann Nevil, Sister
  • Wayne Garwood, Grandson
  • Eva Garwood, Granddaughter
  • Four grandchildren: Marquis Garwood, Judy Garwood, Christie Garwood, David Garwood and one great grandson: Evan Garwood

  • Max Garwood
  • J.D. Garwood
  • Marquis Garwood
  • Dwight Garwood
  • John Layman
  • Phil Layman

  • Huntington Baptist Church


  • Visitation Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 20, 2018

James E. Garwood

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