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Robert R. Garner Sr.

Robert R. Garner Sr., age 94, of El Dorado, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Timberlane Health and Rehabilitation. Robert was born September 12, 1927, to Joseph Ward Garner and Helen Avis Garner in El Dorado, AR. 


He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and a retired salesman from Tiffin Motors.  He loved to travel and visited 48 of the 50 states, with Washington and Maine excluded.  He also loved his Sunday School Class and his teacher, Otis McCroskey.


Robert was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joan Garner Holmes; son, Robert R 'Bob' Garner Jr.; and grandson, Lance Dixon.


Survivors are his wife of 74 years, Pearl Garner; a daughter, Linda Carol 'Lynn" Garner Dixon; grandchildren, Sara Garner Cook, Bob Garner (Christina), Kassie Aborn (Jason), Matt Dixon (Lauren), Drew Dixon; great grandchildren, Tucker, Joy, Rhys, Mercy, Gabriel, Gideon, Bella, Ali, Avery, Gunnar, Dylan, and Maddie; and numerous nieces, nephews and family friends. 


A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Smackover Cemetery under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the cemetery.


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