2009-07-02 / Obituaries

James J. Garman

Waynesboro, 62

James J. Garman, 62, Waynesboro, died at 4:24 a.m., in the emergency room of Waynesboro Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past month.

Born September 7, 1946, in Mapleton Depot, Pa., he was the son of the late Wilbur and Geraldine (Campbell) Garman.

He served with the United States military.

He and his wife of more than 39 years, Anna L. (Gates) Garman, were married on June 8, 1970. They have lived at their present residence since 1979.

He was currently employed with Quincy Township in the maintenance department as an equipment operator. He had been working with the township for 10 years. He had previously worked for Columbia Gas and Transmission as an equipment operator.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post #15, Waynesboro.

He enjoyed working on old cars and pickups. He also enjoyed operating small machinery and working on odd jobs.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Shelly Lynn Garman of Mont Alto, Pa.; one son, Jody Keith Garman of Hustontown; one grandson; one sister, Shirley Marie Cornelius of Mount Union; one brother, Wilbur Kenneth Garman of Roxbury; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Sandra Jean Sheffield.

Services were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2009, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Pastor Terry Ulrich, officiated. Burial was made in Quincy Cemetery.

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