John William "Bill" Garver, 68, of Williamsville, Mo., formerly of Qulin, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Born March 14, 1936, in Qulin, son of the late John William and Vera Clark Garver, he served in the Army National Guard and was a farmer and saw mill owner and operator. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of the NRA.
On Nov. 27, 1954, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., he married Anna Mae Byrd, who survives of the home.
Survivors also include two daughters, Debie Holloway and husband, Terry, of Puxico, Mo. and Jodie Woley, of Wappapelo, Mo.; one son, Bill Garver, and wife, Linda, of Williamsville; one sister, Betty Vancil, of Crystal River, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Johnny Pierce, Jessica Fleeman, Jennifer, Jamie and Jordan Holloway, Jonathan Helm and John Bill Garver and two great-grandchildren, Hannah Pierce and Brayton Bridges.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Patsy Garver and one brother, Richard Clark Garver.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 4, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, Mo.
Private graveside services will be held.