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Kip E. Garris

October 5, 1955 — November 5, 2023

(LOCKPORT/MIDDLEPORT)

Kip E. Garris, age 68, died unexpectedly at home November 5, 2023. He was born October 5, 1955 in Buffalo to Tharon and Betty (Parker) Garris and was a life-long resident of this area. Kip was a United States Veteran serving a 5 year term in the Army, and was a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Navy Club.

Kip was the Owner/Auctioneer of Kip Garris Auction Service, was a skilled carpenter, an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He was also a “Hockey Dad” to many kids and was a friend to anyone whoever met him. Mr. Garris was predeceased by a son: Mitchell Ryan Garris and his faithful companion, “Baby Jack.”

He is survived by his wife of 39 years Cheri, his twin sons: Matt (Lindsey) Garris of Clarence, Mark (Erin) Garris of Hartland, his grandson: Jaxson Garris as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street-Gasport, THURSDAY from 4-7 only. Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service with Military Honors, FRIDAY at 11am in Hartland Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, 5705 Grant Creek, Missoula, MT, 59808. To share a special memory of Kip, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com
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Calling Hours

Thursday, November 9, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sherrie Bream Funeral Home

4521 Main St, Gasport, NY 14067

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Interment

Friday, November 10, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Hartland Central Cemetery

8541 Ridge Road, Gasport, NY 14067

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