James F. “Jim” Garrison, age 67, of Highland, passed away Sunday, September 28, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Graveside funeral services for 67 year-old James F. “Jim” Garrison will be held Friday, October 3 at 11:00 a.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Friends may call Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
He was born on Thursday, November 07, 1946, in Hillsboro, IL, the son of James F. and Esther M. (nee Barham) Garrison, Sr.
Mr. Garrison was born at Hillsboro, IL; lived at Donnellson, IL until the age of five, then moved to Alhambra, IL so his father could work for the railroad. He served with the US Army, active duty from 1966 to 1969 during the Vietnam War. He was a construction estimator with NuView Industries in St. Louis, MO. He lived in Grantfork, IL, before moving to Highland in 2007. He drove a school bus for First Student in Highland.
Son – James F. Garrison III, Edwardsville, IL
Son – Kenneth L. Garrison, Saint Charles, MO
Grandson – Austin J. Schwappach, Highland, IL
He was preceded in death by:
Father – James F. Garrison, Sr.
Mother – Esther M. Garrison nee Barham
Significant Other – Gloria Kincaid, died 2007