Garry Lee Sherwood

December 29, 2021

Garry Lee Sherwood, 73 of Canton, Missouri passed away Monday, December 20. 2021 in rural Canton.

The son of Glenn Charles and Beulah Mae Jacobs Sherwood was born on January 15, 1948 at Canton, Missouri.

He was united in marriage to Virginia Mae Stinson on April 12, 1969 at Canton, Missouri.

Garry was a member of the First Baptist Church of Canton.  He worked at Gardner-Denver Foundry at LaGrange, Missouri.  He was hardworking.  After retiring, he started mowing grass, plowing gardens and removing snow.  He loved spending time with his family and he loved his Ford trucks, his tractors and mowers.

He is survived by his children, Shon (Shannon) Sherwood of Oskaloosa, Ia., Chanel (Ron) Kauffman of Beacon, Ia., Shannon (Jennifer) Sherwood of Rosehill, Ia and Travis (Karie) Sherwood of Ottumwa, Ia.; grandchildren, Chastity, Shocinda, Shon Michael, Hunter, Destiny, Avery, Kailey, Kendel, Kelsie, Victoria and Isabella; several great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Olson of Kahoka, Mo. and several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Theresa Harris, Pat Parrick, Edith Riherd, Edna Dickens and Katherine Sherwood; three brothers, Larry, Charles, Bobby and Kenneth Sherwood.

Graveside service and burial were held December 23, 2021 at Forest Grove Cemetery at Canton, Missouri with Rev. Paul Kinney officiating. Pallbearers: Sean Downs, Larry Sherwood, Lance Sherwood, K. G. Sherwood, Dakota Sherwood and Brett Woods.

Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice