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Robert Garland

January 1, 1928 — January 5, 2016

Robert E. Garland, 88, of Paducah passed away at 10:27 am on Tuesday, January, 5, 2016 at Baptist
Health of Paducah.

Robert worked for a number of local auto dealerships and retired after a long career at Paducah
Ford as a salesman. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Paducah where he served a
greeter and usher. He was a life member of Grahamville Masonic Lodge 707 where he was a 32
dergee Scotish Rite Mason.

He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Melvia Jean Simmons Garland; his daughter, Pam
Gipson and husband Mike of Paducah; son Max Garland of Eau Claire WI, one granddaughter,
Megan Elizabeth Gipson; one neice Marta Nall, and two nephews, Ronnie Poyner,and Budde Ray

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Aline Hardin and Lois Poyner; two brothers, K. M. Garlad
Jr., and Horace Ray Garland. His parents were K. M. Garland, and Martha Elizabeth Bradford

Funeral services for Robert will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, January, 8, 2016 at Milner & Orr Funeral
Home of Paducah with Rev. Tommy Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park
Cemetery. Visitation for Robert will be from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Friday, January, 8, 2015 at
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paduah.

Contributions can be made to First Baptist Church of Paducah,2890 Broadway, Paducah, KY
42001 or The Paducah Senior Center (Pool Room Fund) 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, Paducah, KY
42001 where Robert was actively involved.

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Service Details

Friday, January 8th, 2016 2:00pm, Milner & Orr Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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