Ryland Wayne Garner Obituary, Death – Ryland Wayne “Moe” Garner was born in Rockport, Missouri, on March 20, 1941. He was the son of Marion and Mildred Geneva Mayo Garner. On October 8, 1961, Ryland married Mary Evelyn Cannon in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. They had five kids: Ronny, Barbie, Rodney Dean, Amy, and Marcia. Mary died in the year 1975. Moe married Debbie Dale in Fieldon on September 27, 1979. They had a son named Anthony (Tony), and both of them died before him in 1997. Then, on December 15, 2001, he got married to Georgia Khlantzos in Carrollton. She is still alive.
Moe’s wife, Georgia, and his sisters, Sue (Frank) Carson in Diagonal, Iowa, and Bonnie Ward in Shenandoah, Iowa, will miss him very much. Brother-in-laws William Tridle, Orient, Iowa, and Peter (Janet) Khlantzos Godfrey, and sister-in-law Lois Garner, Ottumwa, Iowa, as well as his children Barb (Steve) Bailey, Kampsville, Marcia Zirkelbach, Hardin, and Dean (Chris) Garner, Eldred. Il, Son-in-law John Jilg Carrollton, stepdaughters Sue (Mike) Robinson Elded and Debra (Charles) Helton Carrollton, 22 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and all the friends he made over the years. His parents and siblings Bill (Betty), Harold, LoDean Garner, and Maxine Tridle died before him, as did his sister-in-law Maria Swan, his brother-in-law William Ward, and his mother-in-law Maggie Pennington, as well as his sons Ronny and Tony, his daughter Amy, and his wives Mary and Deb.
He ran the IPLA hog barn in Fieldon and owned Kampsville Roofing and Supply. He also did custom bailing for Vermeer and worked as a millwright. In 1988, he opened M and D Tire Shop in Greene County, IL, which he ran until 2010. He loved going fishing and hunting for coons. He went to school in Delphos, Iowa, where he was the only student in junior high. He then graduated from Mt. Ayr, Iowa, where he played football and was on the first wrestling team. In his later years, Moe loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He would pick up pecans, garden, play the machines, and go mushroom hunting with them.
He had always been a Shriner and a Mason. Moe was a very interesting person. He loved life and always laughed and joked with everyone he met. He was always telling a story. Moe died in Hardin on December 16, 2022. On Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 11 a.m., funeral services will be held at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. The person will then be buried in the Eldred Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m., people can come to the funeral home to pay their respects before the services. Thomas Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton is a good place to give a memorial.