Phillip Ralph Garner, age 89, of, Asheboro died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his sons home in Millboro.
Mr. Garner was born October 28, 1928 the son of Phillip Franklin and Beulah Hammond Garner.
Mr. Garner was a native of Randolph County and a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War. He retired from the Dept. of Transportation as a supervisor. He enjoyed family cookouts and watching baseball. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his sister, Lucille Armstrong and a brother, James "Jimmy" Nolan Garner.
He is survived by his daughter: Diane Johns of Hamlet; two sons: Phillip Garner, Jr. of Millboro, and Franklin Vance Garner of Asheboro; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild to be born soon.
The family will receive friends Monday, November 13, 2017 from 12:30-1:45 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC.
The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Troy Wilhelm officiating. Burial will be in Farmer Methodist Church, Farmer with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009.