Donald Garrison, 81 of Grayslake, IL, passed away Thursday in his home surrounded by his loving family June 3, 2021 after a short illness with Leiomyosarcoma. He was born April 19, 1940, the son of Leldon and Grace (Sharp) Garrison of Somerville, Al.
Donald was a heavy equipment operator and developer for 64 years working in Illinois, West Virginia, and Alabama.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years Barbara. Children: Richard Garrison, Kelly (James) Hanrahan, Kevin Garrison (Marcy), and Sarah Garrison (Andrew Glass). Sister Margaret Houser Lemmond of Somerville Alabama. Grandchildren John (Rachel) Thomas, Ashley (Chuck) Lennon, Clayton, Cameron, Delaney, Alexis, Hunter, AJ Glass, and Hayden. Great Grandchildren Zack Lennon, Christopher Thomas, and Jackson Lennon.
He was preceded in death by his sister Dorothy (Dan) Nix, and his brothers Bruce, Morrow, and Jack (Nancy) Garrison.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM at the Somerville Church of God Cemetery in Somerville, Alabama on Saturday, June 12, 2021 with a graveside visitation from 10:00 to 11:00. Peck Funeral Home of Hartselle, Alabama will handle the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers a donation to Leiomyosarcoma research would be appreciated: https://lmsdr.org/donate-now/
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