Garland G. Davis, 86 of Cedar Rapids died Friday May 8, 2020 at his home. Private family service will be on Tuesday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. There will also be a Celebration of Life Service at a later date. Entombment with military rites in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include a son Richard (Teresa), three daughters Diana (John) Prenosil, Gina and Terry Davis all of Cedar Rapids, a brother Donald of Lovington, NM and a sister Julie Webb of Portales, NM. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Addie, and 2 brothers Elvis and Hilton.
Garland was born on February 9, 1934 in Stanton, Texas the son of Robert and Ophie (Bagge) Davis. He married Addie M. Deeds on February 18, 1955 in Russell, Kansas. Addie passed away in 2012.
Garland the head foreman at Wholesale Feeds for 25 years and later was a fork lift driver at Hubbard Milling Company for over 20 years, retiring in 1995. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan and enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his beloved family and many friends.
Garland was very patriotic. He served in the Army and was stationed in Germany as a member of the Tank Corps. He was honored and proud to go on the 2016 Honor Flight to Washington D.C. Garland will forever be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather whose memory will be cherished by all knew and loved him.
A memorial fund has been established in Garland’s name.