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Michael Garland

January 7, 1961 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 59)

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Michael A. Garland, 59 of Pittsboro, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, Indiana.  He was born January 7, 1961 in Lebanon, Indiana to Floyd and Loretta (Smith) Garland.  Mike graduated from Tri-West High School in 1979.  He graduated from Lincoln Tech as an Automobile-Diesel Technician.  Mike worked at FedEx for the last eighteen years as a ground support mechanic.

Mike enjoyed trap shooting, fishing, racing cars at his uncle’s house with family, but most of all, he enjoyed our family gatherings.

Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elmer and Bessie Smith and Ed and Effie Garland, as well as his uncles, General and Roy Smith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Chris (husband Clint) Bailey; his brother, Tim (wife Judy) Garland; his nephew, Dustin (wife Adrea) Bailey; his great-niece, Anastasia Bailey; his ex-wife, Kimberly Garland; his close friend, Dori Griffith; his aunts, Thelma (husband Mike) Baringer, Linda Smith, Joan (husband Chuck) Mohr, and Edna Bailey; his uncles, Glenn (wife Melinda), Tom (wife Jane), and Carl (wife Barbara) Smith; and his numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the The National Kidney Foundation or a charity of your choice.

A public graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11 am at K of P Cemetery in Lizton, Indiana.

Arrangements are entrusted to funeral director Eric MD Bell of Pittsboro, Indiana.  All are encouraged to share thoughts and prayers with the Garland family on Michael's memorial page found on


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Graveside Service
May 12, 2020

11:00 AM
K of P Cemetery
Lizton, IN 46149


The National Kidney Foundation

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