Gary Garton

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Gary Garton, age 61, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Ft. Smith, Ark. He was born Feb. 10, 1951, in Springdale, Ark., the son of Kenneth and Diamond Grigg Garton. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Vicky Hillian. He was one of the founders of the Bank of Fayetteville and served in the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Garton; two sons, Jason Garton and his wife, Amber of Fayetteville; Travis Garton and his wife, Polly of Fayetteville; mother, Diamond Garton of Fayetteville; a step-son, Trey Wahl and his wife, Julie of Fort Smith; his sister, Debbie Langston of Fayetteville; one brother, Brett Garton of Springdale; six grandchildren, Isabel Garton, Charlie Garton, Stella Garton, Vivi Garton, Marley Wahl and Brady Wahl. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3 at Ridgeview Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Animal Shelter, 1640 S. Armstrong Rd., Fayetteville, AR 72701. To sign the online guest book, visit

Published November 30, 2012