Mr. Albert Garland, 80, of Cannon, passed away Friday morning, August 19, 2022 at his home. He was the son of the late James W. and Mattie Payne Garland born on April 27, 1942 in Knox County.
Albert was a retired master carpenter and of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, going to the cabin on Lake Cumberland, cookouts and spending time with family and friends.
On June 13, 1959, he united in marriage with Joan Louise Broughton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan; eight sisters, Brenda Kay Timm, Norma Wagers, Mary Ellen Byrley, Lillie Likens, Hazel Teague, Christine Jessup, Flory Garland and Ivey Anderson and three brothers, Arnold, Bobby Ray and Lynos Garland.
Survivors include his loving children, Maxine “Doodle” Honeycutt of Girdler, Melina “Nunk” Garland of Cannon, Anthony “Squirt” Garland and wife, Tara Leigh, and Amy “Boo” Garland all of London; two sisters, Elizabeth Terrell and husband, Drew, of Corbin and Clara Lunsford of Berea; two brothers, Paul Garland of Corbin and Rev. Garrett Garland of Gray; dearly loved grandchildren, Crystal Gail “Pug Ugly” Lynch, Jovon Breanne Louise “Pistol” Cox, Roni Lea “Cinderella” Parnell and husband, Thomas, Jamelia Paige “ShoogetNooget” Overbay and fiancé, Kyle Maggard, James Ballis “Buster” Overbay, Scarlett Kayee “Squirttle” Garland and Jazlyn Aeriana “Beautified” Miller; great grandchildren, Garfield Theodore Jack “Bub Biscuit” Cox, Sara Heather December Cheyenne “Skinny” Cox, Steven Floyd “Rooster” Lynch, Sophie Marie “Chicken Little” Maggard and Charlie Paige Marie “Paker Monkey” Cox; several nieces and nephews; among other loved ones and dear friends.
His funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Thursday, August 25 at 2 P.M. with Rev. Leslie Broughton officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Barbourville Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be James Ballis Overbay, Garfield Theodore Cox, Steven Floyd Lynch, Randy Saylor, Jovon Cox and Robert Garland.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday after 12 Noon until the funeral hour.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.