April 12, 1960 – August 7, 2018
Barry Garner, age 58, of Norcross, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 after putting up a brave fight against brain cancer. He was the younger son of Myra Mackey Garner and the late Carlton Garner and was born in Athens, Alabama. Barry graduated from Georgia State University and was most recently employed as a project manager in the construction industry until his illness in December 2017.
Never meeting a stranger, Barry was outgoing and friendly, making new friends wherever he went. A trait all his children share, he had a creative mind and loved to work with his hands. He enjoyed figuring out how things worked by taking them apart and putting them back together. An avid fan of Alabama football, he also enjoyed the outdoors whether landscaping, golfing, or flying and sailing remote control airplanes and sailboats. More than anything, Barry loved his family and he loved the Lord. He was an active member of North Atlanta Church of Christ in Dunwoody for over 20 years and most recently at Campus Church in Norcross.
Barry Garner is survived by his wife of 27 years, Steffanie Scott Garner; son, Ben Garner and his husband, Mike; daughters, Bethany Garner Cullen and her husband, David, Courtney Garner and Victoria Garner; granddaughters, Áine and Hadley Cullen; mother, Myra Mackey Garner; brother, Randy Garner and his wife, Leah; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm at North Atlanta Church of Christ, 5676 Roberts Drive Dunwoody, Georgia 30338. Memorial Services will follow at 12:00 pm with Pastor Don McLaughlin officiating.
Donations may be made in Barry’s memory to Greater Atlanta Christian School.
- Greater Atlanta Christian School
- Visitation Saturday, August 11, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018
So sorry to learn this - I have so many fond memories of Barry and his family while John was principal at LHS. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.