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Garner, Albert

In Loving Memory

Garner, Albert F.

January 31, 1933 - October 13, 2023

Albert Franklin Garner (Al), January 31, 1933-October 13, 2023 of St. Louis, MO changed addresses in his final triumphant move, leaving earth for his Heavenly Homeland and final destination.

Albert is survived by his beloved bride of 71 years, Betty Reeder Garner, his son, Jerry Albert Garner (Dare) of Fenton, MO, his daughters Rebecca Miller (Preston) of Lakeland, FL, Janet Teel-Nealis (Dale) of Charlotte, NC, Diana Johnson (Ron) of Fenton, MO, and Linda Mason (James) of Ellisville, MO, his grandchildren Nathaniel Teel, Joel Teel (Laura), Tara Farrar-Douglas, Dawn Coyle, Bethany Sigmon (Allen/A.J.)), Heather Miller, Eric Miller, Jeremy Teel (Elizabeth), James Tyler Mason, and Jamie Schmitz (Tim), and great grandchildren Leah Teel, Jade Coyle, Samara Douglas, Cadie Teel, Jasmine Coyle, Elric Teel, Justice Sigmon, and Emris Teel. Albert is preceded in death by his parents, Josiah Garner and Alice Massey-Garner, his brothers Bill, David, and John Garner and sisters Ruth Beard and Beatrice Rush, his son-in-law, Delbert Teel, and great-grandson, Marcus Harvey Teel. He is enjoying a wonderful Homecoming with those he loves, making the sound of a train whistle (for which he was famous), and congratulating those who remembered his sage advice to: “Take the good and leave the bad alone!” Albert took the good and great is his reward in Heaven.

Albert spent most of his career in the used car business and auto salvage business, mostly in High Ridge, MO, where he operated Al’s Auto Sales and Salvage with his son, Jerry. He acquired thousands of cars and thousands of friends in his endeavors. He was a member of Peace Tabernacle in Hillsboro, MO, where he enjoyed his senior years in sweet fellowship.

Services to celebrate Albert’s home going will be managed by Kutis Funeral Home. The family will receive guests Friday evening from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday, October 21 at 9:30 a.m. with interment at 10:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park on Gravois Road.

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7 thoughts on “Garner, Albert F.”

  1. More than 35 years ago I came into your auto salvage business one day looking for parts. And you took my hat off my head, saying, “that hat just don’t look right on you”. Then you put your “Al Garner Auto Sales And Salvage” hat on me and you said, “There, that looks much better”. You were right. It did look much better. I still have that hat. That hat is priceless now. Rest In Peace Al. Prayers for the family.

  2. Praise the Lord for our dear friend Albert always taking the good and leaving the bad! He was building a beautiful home in glory land. We have many wonderful memories of fun and joyful times with Albert and Betty in Missouri and in Florida. Our church family loved him and his unique train whistle. His honesty and integrity was appreciated and loved by all. He lives in our hearts forever❤️😇❤️

  3. I remember him from church in Auburndale, FL. He loved the Lord very much and always had a smile. So sorry for your family’s loss. May God bless everyone with peace and comfort in Jesus Name.

  4. My deepest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Albert. I am privileged to know a few of his decedents, and have heard northing but good stories about him! May his memory live on in all your thoughts and stories!

  5. To our precious friends in the Garner family we send our love, prayers and caring thoughts in these difficult days. We’ve been there and our hearts ache with you all! We also rejoice with our dear Albert. He’s resting in peace He’s done building his glorious mansion, well deserved. He always had a way of bringing joy into a room with his joyful spirit., Love and prayers the Gearin’s, Presson’s, Reichenbacher’s and the Allmans, forever friends or framily as Linda and Dawn always say!

  6. Albert was a lovely kind man who always had the brightest smile. I am so glad I met him . He will be missed greatly by many people who had the good fortune to have met him .

  7. Sending love and prayers to the Garner/ Mason family. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Linda and Jamie while working at AAA and hearing stories about Mr. Garner. This family is a perfect example of a rainbow/ reflection of God.


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