Richard Norman Garwood, age 79 passed away on October 14th, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Lilly Garwood; Brother, Michael Garwood. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bonnie Williams Garwood; Children, Kevin Garwood and wife Melissa (Birmingham, AL.), Brian Garwood and wife Laura (Snellville, GA), Jodi Garwood Monaghan and husband Malvern (Buford, GA); Grandchildren, Kaden and Kinsley Garwood, Hunter and Dylan Monaghan. He moved the family to Georgia in 1971 to open up a territory for Tremco Manufacturing Co. where he worked for 33 years. After retirement he started a photography company that his daughter runs today (Jodi Monaghan Photography). A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 19th, at 3:30pm in the chapel of Wages and Sons funeral home, 1031 Lawrenceville hwy Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046. Family will receive friends Thursday from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, PO Box 50 Memphis, TN. 38101-9929.

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  1. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. He was such a nice man. He surely going to be missed by everyone. May he rest in peace.

  2. He looks so much like his father, who I knew at “Uncle Dick.” I remember Bonnie and how she showed us around
    Philly I believe it was.

  3. He was such a wonderful person! Every time I went to his house to view the photos that Jodi had taken of the grandchildren he made sure he came into the room to greet me. Such a gentleman! Always smiling! And then Bonnie and Jodi would tell him to sit down, since his back would hurt. I will have great memories of Dick, even if they are few in number they are memories of such a great man. God bless the entire family!

  4. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I’ve only met Dick a few times, but found him to be such a cheerful man, even in sickness. My deepest sympathy to all of his wonderful family. God bless all of you.

  5. To the Garwood Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart is filled with sympathy and condolences for each of you.
    Bonnie, I can still remember your dedication to Dunaire Elementary in Stone Mountain. Your children were a joy to teach and ALL of the family was such a great accet to our school through the years.
    May God bless you and hold you in the palm of His hands during this most difficult time. And may Mr. Garwood rest in Heavenly peace 🙏.
    With sympathy,
    Malinda (Terrell) Gleason

  6. We are thinking about all of you at this very sad time. We so enjoyed being your neighbor, and so sorry to hear that Dick has passed away. May his memory be a blessing to you and your family.

  7. We love you all so much. He was so sweet, funny, and so kind. He and Bonnie always made me smile and laugh. We will pray for strength for your whole family. He was such a great man. ❤️

  8. To my precious friends, So very sorry for this deep loss. Our families have been intertwined since I was so young. I will always remember Mr.Garwood as a kind & caring soul. Praying for you all as the loss is felt. God Bless you all!

  9. What a terrible shock it was to learn of Dick’s passing. We are so very sorry for your loss. Please give our love and heartfelt condolences to your entire family, Bonnie. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and grant you peace and comfort in this difficult time. Love you, my dear friend.

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