Eric W. Garman

  • Born: October 11, 1951
  • Died: December 30, 2017
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Eric W. "Rick" Garman, 66, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Eric was the son of the late Austin and Marjorie Garman. Eric graduated from North Side High School, class of 1970. Eric faithfully served as a Fort Wayne Firefighter for over 20 years prior to retiring. He enjoyed spending time at the Lake. Eric loved to hang out with his family and friends. Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Janice Garman of Fort Wayne; brothers, Gary Garman of Fort Wayne, Gregg (Carol) Garman of Grabill; nephews, Brandon and Shawn Garman; niece, Danelle Dapp; and uncle, Don McCoy of Fort Wayne. Service is 11:00 am, Saturday, January 6, 2018 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road with calling one hour prior. Calling at the funeral home Friday, January 5, 2018, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Burial with Firefighter Honors at Leo Memorial Cemetery, Leo, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the St.Jude Children's Hospital or Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. To sign the online guest book, go to


Condolence & Memory Journal

I wanted to let you know how sorry Jean and I were to hear of Rick's death! Hope that you remember the good times and forget any less so ones! Please take care of yourself and let us know if we can help in any way!
Pat and Jean Deady

Posted by Patrick Deady - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   January 15, 2018

Janice, so sorry for your loss. I am sorry for not keeping up with you and Rick through the years. We will look you up the next time we visit the fort. Harold and Patricia

Posted by Harold Wise - Cypress, TX - Friend   January 07, 2018

To Janice, my very dear friend, and Rock's family, I send my sincere and heart-felt condolences. Rick was a great guy, schoolmate, and friend. Wish I had spent more time recently with Rick and Janice. Will remember him for the rest of my life, may he rest in peace.

Posted by JEAN DEADY - Fort Wayne, IN - Friend   January 04, 2018

Dear friend, I will miss you terribly. You were my brother in my heart and will remain that way. Until we meet again you dear sweet man. We will keep an eye on Janice for you. Love you

Posted by Kristi Hughes - Fort Wayne, IN   January 03, 2018

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Posted by Nancy Huff - Fort Wayne, IN   January 03, 2018

So sorry for your loss Janice.Life goes on for us.

Posted by JOHN Q. Gillespie - Key West, FL   January 02, 2018

What a great guy. I am so lucky to have gotten to know Rick. Rest well My friend.

Posted by Nick Thompson    January 01, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear of Rocks passing. He had a very sweet Spirit. Its not the end but a new be absent from the body and to be in the presence of God.

Posted by Pam James - Huntertown, IN - Acquaintance   January 01, 2018

I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Eric's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, may that bring you comfort in this time of sorrow.

Posted by A friend   January 01, 2018

If I could have chosen anyone in the world to have been my brother, it would have been Rick.

Posted by Nancy Anderson - Hudson, FL   January 01, 2018

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