It is with great sadness that the family of Darrell “Buck” Garner, announce his passing on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at the age of 86.
Buck will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years, Billie Garner; children, Gordon Garner, Maria Park, Debbie Penhollow and her husband Tom Penhollow, Darrell Garner Jr., Michael Garner and his wife Mercedes Garner; 17 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; sister Karen Garner; and numerous other family members and friends.
Buck was preceded in death by his father, Chester Garner, mother Elma Garner, and stepmother Lucille Matheson Garner; daughters, Ava Garner and Kim Garner; sons-in-law, Randy Blair and Robert Park; granddaughters, Jennifer Richards and Shandy Garner; grandsons, Buck Garner and James Addison; brothers, Ralph Garner, Robert Garner, and Ronnie Garner; sister, Bonnie Morris.
Buck was a businessman and worked in Idaho Falls and traveled the country as a roofer. In 1972, he opened his first roofing company, Valley Roofing, in Idaho Falls. In 1983, he moved to Nogales, Arizona, and started up his second roofing company, Buck's Roofing. This is where he made his final home and worked there until he retired in 2006. He was an outdoorsman, and loved golf, baseball, football, basketball, riding mules and horses, fishing, and just about any sport there is. More than any other sport, he loved hunting.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 03, 2023, at Central Cemetery in Grant, 165 N. 3300 E., Rigby, Idaho.