March 31, 1939 - April 27, 2021
On Tuesday, April 27, 2021 George L McGarry Sr. Passed away in his Greer South Carolina home at the age of 82. George was born on March 31, 1939 in Savannah Georgia to John L. Klander and Barbara Onella Klander. At the young age of 16 George enlisted into the United States Navy where he served as a cook and performed duties of a Boatswain mate. After his service in the Navy came to an end George's passion to be in the kitchen did not. He went on to putting his culinary skills to work for the Princess Cruise Lines and then to Opening his own restuarant the Yellow Rose Cafe in Manville Texas and later relocated to Jacksonville Fl. He loved serving his customers and building a friendship with them. After many years of serving the public George had to close his restuarant. But he continued to serve his Family and Friends with delicious food and great companion ship. Anyone who knew George knew he always had a smile and a corny joke to tell. You could always count on him for a good laugh. George was a Father to 2 children who grew up and married and gave him 5 grandchildren. George McGarry II, (Christina McGarry) and their 3 Sons George McGarry III, (Brooke McGarry), Christopher McGarry, (Hannah McGarry), and Conner McGarry. Cindi Ellis and her 2 daughters Lauren Hurd and Shelby Ellis He was a loving husband to Diane McGarry for 20 years before her passing in May 2005. He was very devastated over the loss of wife. So he left Jacksonville and moved to South Carolina where he was able to reconnect with a special friend from his childhood and soon fell deeply in love with her. Mrs. Bellinda Sherman and George have shared a very special bond over the years. He loved her dearly and it definitely showed. Her love for him was also equally apparent. They lived in love together for 16 years before his passing. She was right by his side taking care of him all the way to the very end. George touched the hearts of many people in his life time and he will surely be missed.
On Tuesday, April 27, 2021 George L McGarry Sr. Passed away in his Greer South Carolina home at the age of 82. George was born on March 31, 1939 in Savannah Georgia to John L. Klander and Barbara Onella Klander. At the young age of 16 George... View Obituary & Service Information
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