Better known as "Buck" to loved ones. He was welcomed into Heaven by many Angels waiting on him on Jan. 23, 2013.
Garland was born June 11, 1928 in Calhoun County, W.Va., son of Orvin and Vanna Core Buck.
He retired Sept. 1, 1982 from General Motors Fisher Body Corporation in Columbus, Ohio. He was a member of the UAW local 969.
Survived by: loving wife of 38 years Pearl E. (Baker) Buck. Children: Deborah (Mel) Troyer, Orvin Eugene Buck, Mike (Pat) McGaughey; Step Children: Robert (Jamie) Gentzel, Royce (Linda) Gentzel, Mike (Chris) Brown, Paula (David Hay) Brown Martin; 16 Grandchildren; 31 Great Grandchildren and seven Great-Great Grandchildren. Sister-in-law: Virginia Ann Buck and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Orvin Buck and Vanna Core Buck Waldo, his twin sister Garnet May, and sister: Beatrice. Brothers: Kenneth and Orvin Glenn Buck. Also proceeded in death by Step-Daughter Rita Gentzel Mitchell.
Family will receive friends 2-5 p.m. Sunday in the Rader-McDonald Funeral Home, West Jefferson where funeral and military service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday. Interment of cremated remains will be at the convenience of the family.