Garry Lee Schrunk, 76, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 after a lengthy illness brought on by his exposure to agent orange during the Vietnam War. Garry was born September 11, 1942 in Anthon, Iowa to the late Wilmer Lee Schrunk and Virginia Darlene (Hansen) Schrunk. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Arthur Schrunk. Garry served in the US Navy aboard a minesweeper during the Vietnam War. He was a proud veteran and a patriotic American. Following his service, Garry became a hairstylist and was prominent and widely known professionally in that field for many years. Early on in his career he lived and worked in California where he participated in several platform shows. While living in middle Tennessee, he along with his wife, Rebecca, worked with numerous wedding parties making sure the brides and their bridesmaids had their hair and make-up done in exemplary fashion. Garry always had an artistic eye and he enjoyed painting and drawing as well. He loved boating and water-skiing, and was an accomplished single ski athlete as well. Garry is survived by his wife, Rebecca Ann (Williams) Schrunk; a daughter, Debra Anne Adjoodani; a son, Jeffrey Garcia; Step-children, Lori Kaicles, Heather Dawn Williams, and Michael Eugene Martin, Jr.; grandchildren, Jonathan Edward Adjoodani , Jacob Alexander Adjoodani, Joshua Darioush Adjoodani, Jaidenshahri Marie Adjoodani, Justin Nicholas Kaicles, Jacob John Kaicles, Sequoia Morgan Williams, Ashley Marie Martin, and Allie Brook Martin; a sister, Judith Ann Lillie; and three brothers, James Dwayne (Mary) Schrunk, John Thomas (Janet “Bunny”) Schrunk and Richard Eugene (Patricia) Schrunk. A life Celebration Service will be held Tuesday September 25, 3018 at 11:00 am at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Visitation will be immediately prior to the service from 9 am until service time Inurnment with military honors will follow at Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery, Pegram, TN.
Garry Lee Schrunk
Born on September 11, 1942
Departed on September 14, 2018
- Visitation: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville
- Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:00am to 11:00am
- Life Celebration: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville
- Tuesday September 25, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
- Inurnment: Middle TN Veterans Cemetery
- Tuesday September 25, 2018 2:00pm to 2:15pm
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