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Roy Charles Garner

October 29, 1938 December 25, 2018
Roy Charles Garner
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Roy Charles Garner, age 80, longtime Coweta resident went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Coweta Manor Nursing Home in Coweta, OK. Charles was born on October 29, 1938 in Muskogee, OK and was the son of John E. Garner and Ruby (Watson) Heard. He married the love of his life, Dorothy Marie Campbell on September 19, 1967 in Coweta, OK. Charles was a minister, evangelizing at many churches in the area. He also did some concrete work and enjoyed collecting cans all over Coweta, where he was known as the “Can Man”. Charles was a member of the Lighthouse Tabernacle Holiness Church in Coweta. Serving God and serving others were his priorities. He loved Dr. Pepper and enjoyed watching wrestling and working in the yard. He loved life and loved people.

Charles is survived by his wife, Dorothy Garner of the home in Coweta, OK; one daughter, Sheila Garner of Coweta, OK; two grandchildren, Kristen Garner-Axtell and husband, Brandon of Tulsa, OK and Chance Garner of Coweta, OK; two great grandchildren, Josiah Blake Axtell and Desiree Grace Axtell; two sisters, Pat Cochran and husband Earl Ray of Silver City, OK and Carolyn Ellison and husband, Ronnie of Oktaha, OK; one brother, Roger Moore of Muskogee, OK; two sisters-in-law, Gaye Weatherford Moore and Suzanne Moore; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Andy Moore, Mike Moore and Allen Wayne Moore and his grandmother who raised him, Granny Watson.

Viewing will be from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Brown Family Funeral Home. Services celebrating the life of Charles will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Lighthouse Tabernacle Holiness Church in Coweta, OK with Rev. Doug Hash and Rev. Mike Hughart officiating. Burial will follow in Shahan Cemetery in Coweta, OK. Pallbearers are DeAundra McCool, DeVante McCool, Chance Garner, Brandon Axtell, Timmy Kelly and Brian Kelly. Honorary Pallbearers are Laverne Williams, Roger Friend, Jerry Campbell, Vester Spears, Wayne Steeley, Wayne Drywater and Rev. Mike Hughart.

Family and friends may share memories online at The family of Roy Charles Garner entrusted his care and services to Brown Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 210 S. Broadway, Coweta, OK 74429, 918-486-5515.

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12:00 PM 12/30/2018 12:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/30/2018 6:00:00 PM
Brown Family Funeral Home

210 S. Broadway
Coweta, OK 74429

Brown Family Funeral Home
210 S. Broadway Coweta 74429 OK
United States

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11:00 AM 12/31/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lighthouse Tabernacle Holiness Church

215 S. Bixby St.
Coweta, OK 74429

Lighthouse Tabernacle Holiness Church
215 S. Bixby St. Coweta 74429 OK
United States

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