Thomas L Garvin

February 18, 1951 ~ July 31, 2020 (age 69)


Mr. Thomas L. Garvin, 69, of Ridgeland SC, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, at Bayview Manor Nursing Home, Beaufort SC. A viewing will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm, Wednesday, August 05, 2020, at the Allen Funeral Home Chapel Complex, of Ridgeland SC. Funeral Services will be 2 pm, Thursday, August 06, 2020, at Allen Funeral Home Chapel Complex of Ridgeland, SC; Burial will be at Garvin Cemetery. 

Thomas was the 11th child of the late Taft & Annie Garvin. He attended Ridgeland High School, where he graduated and went on to the National Guard.  After the National Guard, he became an airplane mechanic.
He is preceded in death by a son Taj L. Garvin, his sisters, Lorine Stevens, Louise Garvin Frasier, his brothers,  Taft Jr., Lee Ernest Wilson & Harrison Garvin.
He leaves to cherish his memories, two sons, Tremaine & Richard Garvin. Lovings sisters, Gloria T. Spencer Paterson, NJ, Lelia (David) Cooke Teaneck, NJ, Carnelia Garvin Hackensack, NJ & Margaret Wilborn Arlington, VA. Loving Brothers McKinley (Carrie) Garvin Hackensack, NJ, Truman Garvin Hackensack, NJ & Julius Garvin Paterson NJ. Also his special nieces, Crystal L. Spencer-Pearson (Omar) Charlotte, NC, Patricia Garvin Fayetteville, NC, Eugenia Rochester Hackensack, NJ & Sorona Jenkins (Thomas) Hardeeville, SC.  Aunt Clywretha Green (Major) Charleston SC. Brother in Law, William Stevens,  A Host of Nieces and Nephews and grandchildren.

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August 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Allen Funeral Complex, 8881 Coosaw Scenic Dr., Ridgeland, SC

Funeral Service
August 6, 2020

2:00 PM
Allen Funeral Complex, 8881 Coosaw Scenic Dr., Ridgeland, SC

Video is available for this event

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