Anthony Dee Garber

December 9, 1940 - October 12, 2017
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Obituary

Anthony Garber, known to friends as “Tony”, died peacefully Thursday, October 12, 2017, with his family by his side.

Mr. Garber was born in 1940 in Hobbs, NM. He spent 6 years in the US Coast Guard, during which time he married his love, Linda.  For 38 years, he worked for Frost Bank as a Vice President and Trust Officer in Galveston, Texas. He enjoyed gardening and travel, but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren and extended family.

Mr. Garber was preceded in death by his father and mother, Antone and Viola Garber, as well as his brother, Ken.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda; son, Kevin (Sandy); grandchildren Taylor, Bailey, and Mason Garber; sister, Antoinette Duncan and numerous family members.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Saltgrass Cowboy Church, 5622 FM 646 S, Santa Fe, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St John’s Lutheran Church or Saltgrass Cowboy Church, both of Santa Fe.

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Saltgrass Cowboy Church

Address:

5622 FM 646 S
Santa Fe, Texas

 

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Born: December 9, 1940
Died: October 12, 2017

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Mary Ann Erdelt posted on 10/19/17

Tony and Linda have been friends of mine since 1961. I have so many memories of the times we spent together in person or on the phone. I will miss his big smile and funny stories. I am so thankful that God brought both of them into my life.

 

Michael L. Gillen posted on 10/18/17

Anthony was one of my favorite cousins! He always made the Gillen Reunion a Family Event. His Big Smile, laughter, humor, whit describes Tony! Anthony loved our Annual Reunions and work hard on organization. He loved Family! He always made you feel, you were important! I loved his smile and He was always wearing it! I always looked forward in hearing his stories at the Reunion! I never met anyone who did not love Tony!!!

 

Lou Ann & Ivan Bright posted on 10/18/17

Linda -- Tony was the sweetest of the sweet! We will cherish the wonderful memories we have and miss him more than words can say. Love you so much.

 

Bridgette Landis posted on 10/17/17

You will be missed dearly. Such a wonderful man. May you rest in peace.

 

Margaret Staggs posted on 10/16/17

My Dear Linda, I am so sorry about Tony, but glad he is in Heaven. May God bless you at this time and always. I love you.

 

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