Mr. Harold Wayne Garland, Jr., age 74, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on December 21, 1945 in Akron, Ohio. He was the loving son of the late Harold Wayne Garland, Sr. and Gladys (Collins) Garland. He was raised in Columbus, Indiana and was a 1965 graduate of Columbus High School. Harold attended Black Hills of South Dakota to become a chef. Harold was employed for the Lebanon Country Club Golf Course, Ponderosa and Phillips 66 in Lebanon, Indiana. He was also employed as a chef for Sheraton Hotel in Huntington, California for five years. Harold was also employed as a grounds keeper for Lebanon Parks and Recreation for several years. Harold resided in the Tupelo, Mississippi community for 16 years until moving to the Vevay community. He was a former member of the Moose Family Center Lodge 1269 in Lebanon, Indiana. He was a member of the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Columbus, Indiana. Harold enjoyed bowling, watching sports, gardening and mowing. Harold passed away at 11:50 a.m., Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana.
Harold will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Natasha Lynn May of Madison, IN; his sons, Harold Wayne Garland, III. and his fiancée, Angela Curry of Seymour, IN, Jeremy Scott Garland and his wife, Michelle of Morgantown, IN and Brad Garland of North Vernon, IN; his grandchildren, Heidi, Thomas, Jon, Arizona, Mason, Bentley, Delaney, Elisia, Ethan, Elynn, Layne, Kourtney, Benjamin, Bryson and Brianna; his great-grandchildren, Benjamin Jr., Alistor and Braxton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Wayne Garland, Sr. and Gladys (Collins) Garland; his wife, Betty Jo (Carlton) West-Smith-Garland; his grandson, Colton Garland and his brothers, Ronnie and Michael Garland.
(COVID-19 Restrictions Apply) Friends may call 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
(COVID-19 Restrictions Apply) Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., by Bro. Jeremiah Haynes at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana
Memorial contributions may be made to the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activities Fund or Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o CFSCI. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com