Roland James Garlich, 70, of Leslie, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1950, to Roland Louis and Eleanor (Crews) Garlich in St. Louis.
He was united in marriage to Shirley Duncan on Oct. 25, 1969, at Glencoe Community Church of God in Glencoe.
Roland had served his country with the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of Glencoe Community Church of God. He enjoyed going to auctions, camping and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Eleanor Garlich and son-in-law, Travis Buescher.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley of the home; sons, Greg Garlich and wife Tanja of Gerald and Rodney Garlich and fiancé Amanda Goss of Pacific; daughter, Krystel Buescher of Rosebud; sisters, Patti Baumbach of Union, Shirley Ennis and husband Norman of Leslie and Donna Rivera of Union; grandchildren, Elijah Garlich and fiancé Natalie Lucas, Trent, Tyler and Breana Buescher, Alyssa, Daniel and Savannah Garlich, Nathaniel Schmiedeskamp and fiancé Kelsie Paetek and great-grandchildren, Lilah Garlich and Athena Schmiedeskamp.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Sept. 28 from 4-7 p.m. at Glencoe Community Church of God of Catawissa, 4618 Highway NN, Catawissa, Mo.
Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. at the church with Brother Gary Templeton and Brother Glenn Templeton officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 11:00 a.m. with full military honors.
Please follow covid restrictions. Masks are requested but not mandatory.