William "Bill" Conrad Garland

Born in Nashville, TN on December 21, 1926

Departed on May 1, 2020

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William “Bill” Conrad Garland- Age 93, entered in the arms of his savior on Friday, May 1, 2020. He was born December 21, 1926, in Garland Hollow in Davidson County.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene George and Jerdie (Toler) Garland; his brothers, Morris, Edd, and Leo Garland.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Marie Murphy Garland; his children, Stanley (Jackie) Garland, Wayne Garland, and Connie (Eddie) Pomeroy; 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; he is also survived by his sister, Lillie Hubbel.

Bill was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Philippines. He retired from both the Ford Glass Plant, and his family business, Garland Body Shop. He served as a deacon at River Road Church of Christ for many years.

The family will have a private graveside service at Middle TN Veterans Cemetery. Once the restrictions are lifted, they will have a public memorial for those wishing to attend. Please visit www.westharpethFH.com for updates.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund.

13 Comments to Mr. William "Bill" Conrad Garland

  1. John murphy says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss aunt marie please tell everyone for me I know how hard it is on everybody dad loved you an bill so much

  2. Peggy Stevens says:

    I’m sorry for your loss Mrs Marie. Mr Garland is up there with Daddy now.

  3. ben Jordan says:

    Sorry to hear about the passing of Bill prayers for Marie & family.

  4. Elise Stevens says:

    So sorry to hear this Marie. Consider yourself hugged.

  5. Gail jackson says:

    I am so sorry for your loss Mrs Garland . You and your family are in my prayers. I love you all, Connie, Stan and Wayne…

  6. Vaughn hawkins says:

    Marie it’s a great loss for all of us who loved Bill he was such a great friend love you


  7. Randall Jones says:

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Bill. He was a great Christian example in every way. He loved His Lord. He loved the Lord’s church. He loved the Bible. He loved to worship together with all the saints. He especially loved his family. His good attitude, his compassion for others and his love for seeking the lost was evident in his daily life. He was one who walked in the way of the Lord and not just talk about it. The family will miss him! The church at River Road will miss him. We all will miss him greatly. God has welcomed him home to receive his promised crown of life. 2 Tim. 4:6-8 in his memory! God be with you Marie and the rest of the family in this transition time.

  8. Norris Ronald Hall says:

    Marie and family, we are sadden at Bill’s passing, he was a good Father, Husband , Grand Father and a great friend to many who had the pleasure of ever meeting him. We have a lot of good memories of all of your kind and loving family. The world has lost a great man, but Heaven has gained another Angel, God bless you all and be with you as you lay Bill to rest, if you need any assistance please us know, Ron & Pat Hall and the Boys.

  9. Ron Hooper says:


    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.

  10. Randy Sexton says:

    Connie, Eddie, Marie, and the rest of the family so sorry for your loss,Bill was a good man and I am glad I got to meet him and your family. If you or your mother need anything please give me a call.

  11. Kim england says:

    Marie and all the family, so sorry for your loss. Bill was always so sweet and kind to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Love to all. Kim

  12. Kim england says:

    Marie and all the family, So sorry for your loss. Bill was always so sweet and kind to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Love to all. Kim

  13. Tim Lavender says:

    What a great man. Always a pleasure to talk to. I’ve especially enjoyed seeing him and reminiscing with him at the UAW retiree union meetings the past few years. I’m sure that he and my dad are together now talking baseball. My sincere condolences to Wayne and the entire Garland Family.

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