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Ralph R. Garrison

July 28, 1954 ~ August 30, 2021 (age 67)


Ralph Roderick Garrison, 67, of Myrtle Beach, SC passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. He was born July 28, 1954 in Tulsa, OK son of the late Robert Lee Garrison and Velta Sybil Lankston Garrison.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Teresa Garrison; and brother, Richard Baker.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-eight years, Margaret Garrison of Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Kimberly Spires of Myrtle Beach and Amy O’Hair and her husband Mike of Graniteville, SC; and grandchildren, Josiah Spires, Hannah Spires, Peighton O’Hair and Garrison O’Hair.

Ralph was a man of God. He was a member and Deacon of Western Heights Baptist Church, where he enjoyed volunteering as a Sunday school teacher. After retiring he and his family moved to Myrtle Beach for the “vacation of a lifetime.”

He enjoyed many things in life, his favorite were watching a good movie, fishing, coaching softball, cheering on the Sooners, vacationing, and spending time with his grandchildren. Ralph never met a stranger and was always up for good conversation.

A private family service will be held in celebration of Ralph’s life.

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