Michael Garrison

June 20, 1953 - April 30, 2017

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Michael Garrison, 63, of North Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
Mike was born June 20, 1953 in Marion, Ohio. He worked at Johnson Welded Products as a welder, and later retired as an inspector. Mike was an avid golfer with a passion for the game. He was a member of Liberty Hills Golf Club in Bellefontaine and spent lots of time on the golf course. When he wasnt golfing, Mike liked watching sports on TV, going to car races with his wife, and playing cards especially poker with his friends. Most of all, Mike loved spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and his crazy cat, TJ.
Mike is survived by his wife of 30 years, Anita Garrison; his son, David (Angela) Garrison; his daughter, Billi Holtsberry; his grandchildren, Isaiah, Grace, Brendyn, and Waylin; his sister, Carol (Richard) Bumgardner; his brother, Tom Garrison; and his niece, Hannah.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mart and Myrtle (Smith) Garrison; his mother and father-in-law, Helen and John Cox; and his sister-in-law, Debbie (Cox) Moore.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 PM on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 5, 2017 in the Funeral Home with Pastor Karen Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Carmen - May 12, 2017

My condolences may the God of comfort strengthen you during this difficult time draw close to him and he will draw close to those broken hearted and crushed in spirit. Psalms 34:18 James 4:8.

martha akers - May 5, 2017

Anita so sorry to hear about Mike. SAYING A PRAYER FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS. My heart is with you Anita!!

Debra E. Lowe - May 4, 2017

Anita…My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you and keep you. My heart is with you.
Deb Lowe

Tricia Pike - May 2, 2017

Prayers for peace to the entire family. I’m so sorry for the loss of Uncle Mike. I know words bring very little comfort but do know your Georgia family is thinking about you.

kim connolly - May 2, 2017

RIP, mike, so sorry to see you go,

Marsha Birt Pierce - May 2, 2017

So sorry for your loss. The happy memories will help you through your sorrow.

Jean Hurst - May 2, 2017

Anita and family, May you find comfort in the many special memories of the one you loved so much.
Hugs and prayers too you.
Jean Hurst

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