David Eugene Garrison
November 27, 1957 – April 23, 2018
David Eugene Garrison, age 60, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 23, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. David was born November 27, 1957 in Texas City, Texas to Donald and Joyce (Miller) Garrison. On November 21, 1979 he married the love of his life, Debbie Altland. David was a very active member of Greater Apostolic Tabernacle since 1977. He served on the church’s Board of Trustees for over 20 years. David loved being with his family, traveling and doing anything outdoors, especially fishing and camping. He also enjoyed playing games such as dominoes and horse shoes. David’s true legacy; however, is his unwavering love for Jesus Christ. Preceding David in death were his parents, Donald and Joyce Garrison and siblings, Donnie Garrison, Jr. and Sharon Garrison. Those left to cherish his memory are is loving wife Debbie Garrison; children, Jennifer Boyd and her husband John Kevin and Jeff Garrison and his wife Sarah; siblings, Pam Donaldson, Patricia Buttes, Donna McCauley, Michael Garrison, Sandra Jones and Mark Garrison; grandchildren, Ryan Boyd, Mackenzie Boyd, Brooklin Garrison and Macy Garrison; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Greater Apostolic Tabernacle, 3601 S. Peachtree, Balch Springs, Texas 75180. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 am Friday, April 27, 2018 at the church. Graveside services will be 3:00 pm Friday, April 27, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro, Texas. If friends so desire, memorial donations in David’s name can be made to Greater Apostolic Tabernacle.
- Visitation Thursday, April 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, April 27, 2018
- Graveside Friday, April 27, 2018
David Eugene Garrison
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April 28, 2018
David Garrison was a loving and fun person to be with. I remember working with him at VBS on the bible stories and seeing his creativity and love for the children come alive in the story and in the acting. When we went to men's conference together, you could feel his love for God thru his praise, afterwards in fellowship he was full of pleasant stories and jokes. A pleasure to be around. I enjoyed spending time with him. I remember spending Thanksgiving with the Garrisons and it felt and was with family. He will be missed. You know an artist by the paintings they have done and left. Looking at the memories and people he influenced for the better, David Garrison made and left a masterpiece.
April 27, 2018
My prayers are with all that knew David. He is a caring man and it was my pleasure to have him as a part of my family. I am the lucky one that got to marry his birthday present that he asked for on his tenth birthday. Debbie , Jennifer, and Jeff I am always here for you and your family.
Loving you always,
David and Dawn Harrison
April 25, 2018
Dawn and I send our deepest condolences to Debbie and family. We are all sadden by David's loss, but greater is he who knows the Lord. May he rest in the arms of our almighty Father. God bless