- May 26, 1949 - November 28, 2016
- New Athens, Ohio
of Richard's Passing
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“Lois, please except my deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your "little brother!" Sending to you hugs and prayers to you all...
1 of 4 | Posted by: Lonne Grall
“Rich going to be missed,Tony remember s bowling with him,He was a good man.Our prayers to him and his family,RIP
2 of 4 | Posted by: Tony & Brenda Maroni
“May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,May your...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Cheryl J Skinner Patriot Guard
“So sorry to hear this. My neighbor growing up, and truly a great friend. He will be missed.
4 of 4 | Posted by: Sandy(Hildreth)Fletcher
Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home Inc
Richard H. Garvin, 67, of New Athens, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton. He was born May 26, 1949 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Joseph Merrick Garvin and Ellen Irene Hennis Garvin. Rich was a former Coal Miner, having worked at the Rose Valley and Oak Park Mines. He was a former employee of the Harrison Co. Highway Dept., was a horse trainer at Thistledown in Cleveland and was an avid wood worker and was a certified PPG Paint Mixer. He was a talented guitar player and musician. He was a Teletype Officer in the Army in Germany during the Vietnam Era. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Eric "E.J." Garvin and a sister, Jean Henderson. Surviving are his daughter, Kristin Warner (Kevin) of Jewett; two grandchildren, Mollie Warner of Jewett and Dylan Warner (Sicong) of Columbus; a sister, Lois McCaughin (Rick) of Canton; a brother-in-law, Tom Henderson; several nieces and nephews, including locally, Jo Ellen Burkhart of Canton and Sheena Lewton (Bill) of Jewett and grand nieces and nephews, including locally, Ashley Rayner (Aaron) of Massillon and Brittany Barker of Canton. A public celebration of Rich's life will be held on a date to be announced. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to support a local band. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.
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