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Jerry "Big Garland" Garland

April 16, 1978 — August 17, 2021

Jerry "Big Garland" Anthony Garland, 43, of Somerset formerly of Gray, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center with his wife, Katy, by his side. He was born in Lexington on April 16, 1978; son of Linda Carter Garland, and the late Jerry Garland. He was a retired Federal Law Enforcement officer, and a 17 year United States Army Combat Veteran. A firm believer in God, he was of the Baptist faith. He loved anything to do with God, Guns, and his Country. He enjoyed fishing on the "Dirty Hooker", and taking vacations of his wife's choosing. Most of all, his favorite thing was being a dad. He is survived by his wife, Katy Gibson Garland, whom he married on April Fool's Day 2017; his children, Morgan & (Colby) Davis, Macy & (Austin) Garland, Moira & (Justin) Garland, Mikey (Ashtin) Garland, Kollin Garland, Nicholas Hays, Grant Latham, Hannah Noon, Isaac "Captain America" Noon, Stine Tommerstol, Dyllan Keith, and Wheezy Thunder Garland; sister, Jayla Garland; brother, JJ Smith; grandchildren, Ethan Moye, Kynlee Davis, Asher Davis, Leo Smith; niece, Jordynn Scott, Nephews, Jace Scott, Jordan Phelps, Braden Weddle, Charles Shoemaker, Jr.; father-in-law, Danny & (Missy) Gibson; Mother- in- Law, Kim Weddle, Brother-in-law, Chad Shoemaker; sister-in-law, Amy Gibson; grandfather-in-law, CV & (Sandy) Weddle; special friends, Wesley "Jackie" & Kristina Lapp, Ricky & Jessica Lunsford, Nathan & Samantha Keith, Andy & Jenn Denham, Josh & Julia Stringer, Hunter Sumpter, and Holli Edwards; and a host of friends and relatives who loved him so much. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Garland; paternal grandparents, Jake & Della Garland, maternal grandparents; JC & Joy Carter and his friend and brother in arms; Adam Decker. A celebration of Big Garlands life will be held Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 2266 Ard Ridge Rd. Nancy, Ky 42544 from 4:00 P.M. till the last person leaves, BYOB. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, August 23, 2021 at the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home with Chaplain Curtis Adams with 1-149 IN. and Bro. Jamie Taylor officiating. Interment will be in Mill Springs National Cemetery Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 1:30 P.M. with services conducted by Captain Corey Blankenship of the 149-1 IN. The family will receive friends from 5-9 PM Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Pulaski Funeral Home and after 9 AM Monday, until time for services. Military Honors will be conducted by American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard. #TILLVALHALLA #TRUMP2024 In lieu of flowers, Big Garland would want each person to Pay It Forward. Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of the arrangements for Big Garland.
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