Jack H. Garverick

September 15, 1929 ‒ September 07, 2003

Butler, Ohio

BUTLER: Jack H. Garverick, 73, of Garber Road, Butler, died Sunday evening September 7, 2003 in his home following a short illness.

He was born September 15, 1929 in Mansfield to Paul M. and Alberta “Betty” Beck Garverick, was graduated from Johnsville High School in 1947, and remained a lifelong resident of Morrow and Richland Counties.

For more than 30 years, Jack worked in the production areas of Empire Detroit Steel, retiring in 1986 from the hot strip mill. For most of those years he worked swing shift, and also operated his 162-acre farm.

Jack enjoyed attending auction sales, hunting for mushrooms, and pulling up a chair to any good country dinner.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis L. Trent Garverick, whom he married September 2, 1955; their children Edward and Deborah Garverick of Fredericktown, Paul and Lisa Garverick of Dayton, Marilyn and Doug Kempf of Mansfield and Nita Garverick of Chicago, Illinois; Grandchildren Sara Garverick and Jason Garverick, Paul, II, Elyse and Joel Garverick, and Emily and Danny Kempf; a sister Shirley J. Clark of Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 10, 2003 from 5-8 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Thursday at 11 am. Dr. Michael V. Stine will officiate, assisted by Jack’s son Rev. Paul Garverick. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Hospice of Knox County or Clear Fork Alliance Church may be made at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com