Thomas J. Garvie Sr.

Died Jan. 28, 2018


Thomas Joseph Garvie Sr., 59, of Lake City passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

He was born in Clare to Bertha and the late Charles Garvie of Beaverton on Nov. 4, 1958. Tom took great pride in his profession building high-end custom concrete swimming pools and hot tubs throughout the state of Michigan with the greatest gift he ever received, his four boys. His greatest joy was spending time with his four boys, 13 grandchildren, his mom and his dog Yogi (Boots) Berra.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Deborah; mother, Bertha; sons, Thomas Jr., (Melissa), Joseph, Joshua and Nick; his stepchildren, Jeremy (Kelly) and Jacqueline Dewald-Fair; brothers and sisters; along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; and sister, Sue.

At his request he will be cremated. A celebration of his life will be held beginning at noon Sunday, June 10, at Ross Lake Park in Beaverton.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Sisson Funeral Home, Gladwin. Share a memory with the family at


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