OBITUARY

Floyd Paul Garrison

October 27, 1928January 4, 2020

Floyd Paul Garrison, 91, of Kaufman, passed away on January 4, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 27, 1928 to Arthur and Eula (Alexander) Garrison in Mulberry, Kansas. He was known as “Grandpa” and also“Papa” to his beloved grandchildren. Floyd loved almost any sport, and easily became proficient at many. He was best known in his later years, as an avid golfer. He loved the Lord and spent a vast amount of time studying God’s Word. On September 15, 1951, after only a few short weeks of courting, Floyd married the love of his life, Helen Marie Edwards and together, they celebrated 62 years of marriage before her passing. Floyd was a longtime member of the Kaufman church of Christ and was a faithful servant and served as a teacher and Elder for many years. Floyd was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired in 1987 from a very successful career as a General Contractor in San Francisco, California. Floyd is preceded in death by his loving wife Helen, his parents, his son Paul Norman Garrison and his daughter-in-law, Alora Garrison. Those left to celebrate his life are children Fred Garrison of Terrell, TX, Lester Garrison and wife Patricia of Nacogdoches, TX, David Garrison and wife Sherrie of Vacaville, CA, Carol Ueckert and husband Daniel of Kaufman, TX; grandchildren Alice, Angelique, Katherine, Paul, David, Mark, Breana, Shannon, Tyler and Morgan; great-grandchildren Audrey, Russell, Alexandria, Zoe, Sean, Samantha, Abigail, Penelope, James and Rowan; dear sister-in-law Earline Rider and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by many other relatives and dear friends who will all miss him greatly. A special thanks from the family to Three Forks Assisted Living in Forney, TX for their love, help and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the Kaufman church of Christ, or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Services for Floyd are Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Kaufman Church of Christ, Kaufman, TX 10:00-11:00 – Visitation 11:00 – Celebration of Life Graveside services following service at Kaufman City Cemetery.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Joe Darragh
  • Mike Holder
  • Ronnie Johnson
  • Jerry Morgan
  • W.T. Shaw
  • Terry Thomas
  • Paul Garrison, Honorary Pallbearer
  • David Garrison Jr. , Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mark Garrison, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tyler Josephson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gary Rider, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jerry Rider, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gary Bennett, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tim Sloan, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Interment Thursday, January 9, 2020

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