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Saturday September 18th, 2021
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Sunday September 19th, 2021
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Sunday September 19th, 2021

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Bobby "Bob" Edward Garmon

Bobby “Bob” Edward Garmon, age 86, of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, passed away September 16, 2021, at TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born on March 25, 1935, the son of the late Oakley and Blanche (Ford) Garmon. He was a member of Mt. Gilead Church of Christ. Bobby graduated from Western Kentucky University with an BA degree, a Master’s Degree, and a Rank I. He taught English for 36 years for the Monroe County School system. He was a member of the Hidden Hills Golf and Country Club, Retired Teachers of Monroe County and Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, and was an avid University of Kentucky Sports fan.

He is survived by his wife of Gerene B. Garmon; two sons, Rob Garmon and wife Teresa of Glasgow, and Brad Garmon and wife Kendra of Lafayette, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Josh, Lauren, Kyle, and Brandi Garmon; one Aunt, Floy Graves; one special cousin, Wendell Nixon also survives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one uncle, Johnny Garmon; one nephew, Jimmy Kirk Garmon.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Bartley & Sons Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

****A walk-through visitation will be held on Saturday, September 18 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and after 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning until time for the service.****

For the protection of Mr. Garmon’s family, it is kindly asked for everyone coming for visitation and the service to abide by the family’s wishes of wearing a mask and practice social distancing and refrain from physical contact of the family.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund or Juvenile Type 1 Diabetes in memory of Mr. Bobby Garmon and can be made at the funeral home.

Bartley & Sons Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Garmon.

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Happy to have known Bob. He was always kind and I appreciated his sense of humor. Rest In Peace. ❤️

Kimberly D Evans Nov 19 2021 7:56 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby "Bob" Garmon

Kimberly D Evans Nov 19 2021 7:49 PM

Very sorry for the family.
Thanks for teaching me Spanish, Mr Garmon. I will never forget how you and Mr Carter would aggravate each other about UK and UL.
Go Cats!

A.G. Sep 20 2021 8:29 PM

I had Mr. Garmon for Spanish classes at THS back in the day. He was a great teacher, person and UK fan!!!!

Jim Bryant Sep 20 2021 8:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby "Bob" Garmon

Jim Bryant Sep 20 2021 8:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby "Bob" Garmon

Gerald and Joyce McIntyre Sep 19 2021 12:06 PM

Prayers for the family🙏

Marsha Conkin Miles Sep 19 2021 9:30 AM

Prayers for the family and sorry for your loss.

Ellen Smith Sep 19 2021 2:07 AM

I had Mr. Garmon as a teacher at Metcalfe County High in the mid-70's. Well respected as a teacher and man. RIP Mr. Garmon.

Ricky Royse Sep 19 2021 1:02 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby "Bob" Garmon

Betty Graves Frazier Sep 18 2021 10:35 PM

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