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Michael "Mike" Clay Garrison

September 15, 1947 — October 9, 2023



      Michael “Mike” Clay Garrison, 76, of Nederland, Texas passed away Monday, October 9, 2023. Mike was born on September 15, 1947 in Port Arthur, Texas to the late Marion “Red” Garrison and Irene (Wagner) Garrison.

      Mike proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. In his younger years, Mike enjoyed duck hunting with his father. Mike enjoyed traveling and woodworking. He made shelves, bookcases and church pews. Mike’s passion was classic cars, mostly Chevy. He enjoyed putting model cars together and had quite the collection. Mike retired from Texaco Refinery as a pipefitter and worked at Garrison Flowers in Port Arthur.

      Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Marion “Red” and Irene Garrison; brother, Jud Garrison.

      Those left to cherish Mike’s memory include his beloved wife, Kathleen Garrison of Nederland; sister, Julie Avant of Port Neches; brothers-in-law, Steven Williams, Dan Williams and his wife, Diana; Ed Williams; sister-in-law, Patricia Williams; niece, Keaton Davis and husband Aaron; nephew, Shelby Avant; grand nieces and nephews, Hannah, Izakk, Emilee, Ryann and Luke; great grandniece, Hazel.

      A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., with a Celebration of Mike’s Life to begin at 2:00 p.m., at Melancon Levingston Funeral Home in Nederland. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.

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