Weatherford Democrat

September 8, 2013

Garland Wayne Hargis


Weatherford Democrat

— SPRINGTOWN – Garland Wayne Hargis, 86, beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.

Service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at White’s Springtown Chapel, 401 N. Main Street, Springtown. Interment will be in Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Garland Wayne Hargis was born Jan. 23, 1927, to Perk L. and May Brinkley Hargis in Leonard. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Garland retired from Texas Electric Service Company in 1987 after 40 years of service. He was a member of the American Association of Sheriff’s Posse and riding clubs and enjoyed watching his daughter, Delinda, and grandson, Parker, compete.

Survivors include a daughter, Delinda Cantrell and husband, Melvin, of Weatherford; grandson, Parker Cantrell; siblings, Bob Hargis, Louise Jensen and husband, Will, Dorothy Herman and husband, Bob, and Martha Cannon; brothers-in-law, John Ward and wife, Cissy, of Longview, and Charles Ward and wife, Barbara, of Toronto, Canada; several nieces and nephews; and many other family members and friends.

Garland was preceded in death by his loving wife, Delia Hargis, on Aug. 18, 2013; and a sister, Helen Euvon H. Tripp.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations may be made in Garland’s memory to the Cal Farley Boys Ranch.

White’s Funeral Home