Obituaries

Robert Garst -

Robert Clyde “Todd” Garst of Crossville, TN formerly of Jonesborough, TN passed away Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 at Gateway Hospital in Clarksville, TN.

Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

Mr. Garst was born March 21, 1932 to the late Daniel P. and Cora Garst in Jonesborough, TN. He was retired from United States Army and had been employed at Lake Tansi Golf Course. Todd was an avid hunter and loved to golf.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Steven Edward Garst; grandson, Steven Wayne Colletto; brothers, Paul, Bill and Tommy Garst; sisters, Mildred Hodge and Dean Garst.

Todd is survived by his wife of 59 years, Erma Jean Garst; brother, Joseph R. Garst; sisters, Gina McAmis, Shirley Ayers, Judy Holley; daughters, Robin Colletto and Carla Garren; sons, Robert Jr., David and Timothy Garst; 11 grandcildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Charitable donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the following organization: American Stroke Association; 20 Speen St.; Framingham, MA 01701. Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com.