Thomas Garten

Thomas Andrew Garten

Friday, February 12th, 1965 - Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Thomas Andrew “Tom” Garten, 55 of San Mateo, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Putnam Community Medical Center from injuries received in an automobile accident. Tom was a native and lifelong resident of Putnam County and a graduate of Palatka High School. He worked as an electrician and had also worked in the stucco and lathe business. Tom was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. In his leisure time, Tom also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Florida State and Jaguars football.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leigh Garten.
Tom is survived by his children, T.W Garten (Victoria), and Daisey Garten and brother, Ray Garten (Ellen).
A memorial service celebrating Tom’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Bro. Willie McKinnon, III officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 P.M. until the time of the services.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Tom’s Book of Memories page at
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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    Saturday, February 13th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, February 13th, 2021 2:00pm
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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    Brother Willie McKinnon, Jr.


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John fryer jr

Posted at 11:02am
Your Dad was a good friend and will be greatly missed, John Fryer jr.

Julie Reid Solomon

Posted at 09:35am
We will miss you! May the roads Rise with you amd the wind be always at your back. And may the Lord hold you in the hollow of his hand. An Old Gaelic Blessing.
Fly high with the Angels!
Julie Reid Solomon.

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