Edward Lee Garner, 90, died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Pinehurst Nursing Center in Pinehurst, NC.
A Memorial Service will be conducted 1:00 PM Monday, October 16, 2017 at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Karen Allen officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church fellowship hall. Burial with military honors will be at Bethesda Cemetery at 12 Noon Monday before the memorial service.
Mr. Garner was born in Pinehurst, NC to Wiley and Bertha Garner. He ran Garner’s Insurance Agency in Aberdeen for many years until his retirement. He loved the outdoors and working in his garden. Ed also served in the U.S. Navy. He was known for his kind, gentle and thoughtful nature. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gen. Clyde Garner and a sister Margie Walton.
He is survived by his wife Billiegene Addor Garner, sons, William L. Garner of Pinehurst, NC, and Donald K. Garner of Fayetteville, NC, a sister Daisy Watson of Southern Pines, NC, grandchildren, Breann Garner and Braedon Garner, 4 nephews, and 5 nieces.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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