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1940 JAMES 2017


January 9, 1940 — March 31, 2017

James Roosevelt Garland, age 77, of Stearns, Kentucky, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky. 

He was born at Yamacraw, Kentucky, on January 9, 1940, the son of the late Edgar and Lizzie (Miller) Garland.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Garland, and two sisters: Loretta Schuck and Louise Perry.

Surviving family include his wife, Barbara (Schmidt) Garland of Stearns, a daughter, Debbie Montgomery (and Rodney) of Whitley City, Kentucky, four sons: Randy Garland of Whitley City, Roy Garland (and Vickie) of Marshes Siding, Kentucky, Robert Garland, of Stearns, and Rick Garland of Whitley City. 

He has one surviving sister: Aileen Leonard of Cincinnati, Ohio, three brothers: Jerry Garland, Johnny Garland and Edward Garland all of Pine Knot, 19 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren.

James had been a painter by trade and of the Baptist faith.  His favorite hobby was fishing.  He will be truly missed by his numerous family and friends.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 3, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Pine Knot Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time for services.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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