He was preceded in death by his parents Alonzo “Pop” and Virginia Sue Garner and his sister Martha Garner-Holman. He is survived by his nieces, cousins, other family and friends.
John will be forever remembered for his love of music and family, his fondness for entertaining, great style and a desire to have fun. He was a talented musician from a young age, a graduate of University of Cincinnati College of Music, and taught music in schools in Tennessee, Kansas City and Ft. Lauderdale.
A burial service will be held at Batavia Union Cemetery August 13, 2018 beginning at 4:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of John to the Humane Society of Broward County, humanebroward.com or American Diabetes Assoc., diabetes.org.