Eric Lee Garvey, 66, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded in love by his family. He was born September 18, 1956 to Harry and Verna (Whitaker) Garvey.
Eric graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1974. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy. While stationed in Honolulu, HI Eric met the love of his life and was united in marriage to Wenona Kassinger. He was an outstanding athlete playing basketball and running track in high school. Eric worked as a concrete finisher, and was a jack of all trades, dabbling in wood working, wood carving, metal fabrication, stonework, painting, making knives and leather work, making his own boots, coats, and moccasins. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, searching for arrowheads, and making arrowheads.
Survived by his loving wife, Wenona Garvey; children, Shane Garvey and wife Megan and Maegan Knapp and husband Michael; mother, Verna Garvey; grandchildren, Paige Garvey, Erik Garvey, Magnus Knapp, Marius Knapp; great-grandson, Cooper Truit; siblings, Michael Garvey and wife Patty, Elaine Gregg and husband B.J. Eric is preceded in death by his father, Harry Garvey and brother, Mark Garvey.
Eric will be cremated per his wishes. At this time there will not be any formal services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Eric and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com