James Douglas Garner, 85 of Tyler, passed away February 22, 2012 in Tyler. He was born November 17, 1926 in Fort Worth to Samuel James and Ruth M. Garner. He was a Mason, enjoyed fishing and widdling. He enjoyed the outdoors and gardening tomatoes.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sons Jimmy Garner and David Garner, four sister and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife Frances Garner, sons Gary Garner and Doug Garner; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 1-3pm Saturday, February 25, 2012. Service will be 3pm Saturday at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bruce Rudd officiating. Burial will follow at Dresden Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Garner, Michael Garner, Jon Garner, David Orr, Bill Mims and Jason Harmon.