Age: 82 Address: Bakersville, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, February 10, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home (Services Rescheduled)
Details: Bobby William Garden of Mine Creek Rd, Bakersville passed away Monday, February 10th at the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC.
He was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a son of the late Sam and Mae Cooke Garden. He was a Veteran of The United States Marine Corps and served in The Korean War. He was retired as a Loader operator with Mayland Stone and was a former employee for Ingles Grocery Store.
He was a member of Mine Creek Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Teacher, Superintendent, Treasurer and was also a member of the choir. He loved the Lord with all of his heart and wanted everyone to meet him in Heaven.
Survivors include; one son; Gary Garden and wife Janice, two daughters; Dianna G. Gouge, and husband Scotty, Renee G. Johnson, and husband Dennis, all of Bakersville, NC, three sisters; Helen Fletcher, of Gray, TN, Ruth Singleton, of Anderson, SC, and Jo Barksdale, of Marion, NC, one brother; Charles Garden, of Arden, NC, five grandchildren; Matthew Peterson, Angel Gouge, Mark Peterson, Nathaniel Johnson, and Jonathan Johnson, seven great grandchildren; Dawson Peterson, Ciaus Peterson, Isaiah Johnson, Makenna Johnson, Dave Peterson, Asa Peterson, and Hayden Johnson.
He was preceded in death by; his wife; Jackie Young Garden, and a sister; Nell Holler.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 14, 2014 at 2:00PM in Mine Creek Baptist Church with Mark McKinney officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Mine Creek Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to; Mine Creek Baptist Church c/o Roger Garland 650 Duck Branch Rd. Bakersville, NC 28705.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Garden Family.