John David Garrison September 26, 1948 - September 23, 2022 (Moody, Alabama) passed on Friday, September 23, 2022, after succumbing to a recent diagnosis of cancer. He was surrounded by family and a very close friend. Preceded in death by wife, Jan McCroskey Garrison; parents, Edgar (Dub) William Garrison, Jr. and Frances Whitson Garrison; brother, Edgar (Bill) William Garrison III; sister, Julia (Judy) G. Smith. He is survived by one brother, Donald Ellis Garrison (Jane), Springville, Alabama. He grew up in the South East Lake area of Birmingham, attended Barrett School and graduated from Woodlawn High School (Class of 1966). He had numerous hobbies and interests. As an avid outdoor sportsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, hiking, and camping. In his early teens and twenties, he held Instructor certifications in American Red Cross Swimming and Life Saving and served as Lifeguard for (4) consecutive summer seasons at Eastside Swim Club in South Roebuck Park; was a member of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 214 and Explorer Scout Post 265 both sponsored by East Lake Methodist Church, where he was a member of the youth choir. Before retiring, he was an active member of the Tannehill Woodcarvers Club and focused his expertise on decorative duck decoys and animals. After retiring, he became a certified NRA instructor teaching gun safety and shooting and was qualified to teach basic pistol, rifle, shotgun, etc. And, as an active member of Brock’s Gap Training Center, he competed in several shooting disciplines. You could also find him on his Harley-Davidson taking road trips with his friends. In his early twenties, he began his career with South Central Bell gradually working up from installer to management. After 39 years of service, he retired from AT&T. In March 1968, he enlisted in the United States Army Reserves and faithfully served until his Honorable Discharge in March of 1974 attaining the rank of SP5. I am going to deeply miss my twin brother...love you man! Brother Don. A memorial service to honor his life will be forthcoming.