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Benny D. Garland, Sr.

Benny D. Garland, Sr., age 91, of Vevay, Indiana entered this life on February 25, 1930. He was the loving son of the late Robert B. and Ruby B. Dykes Garland. He was inducted into the United States Army on July 2, 1954, and rose to the rank of Specialist Three serving in the 84th Tank Battalion, Third Armored Division under General Patton. He was honorably discharged on April 20, 1956.


Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 25, 2021 by Pastor Lonnie Bontrager at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison, Indiana. Interment followed in the Grandview Memorial Gardens. A final salute with military honors was conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.