In his early life Garvey was a carpenter and plumber by trade. He enjoyed playing cards and horse racing.
Survivors include: His Spouse: Freida Stephens, Two Sons: Rodger and (Faye) Stephens of Cynthiana, KY and Michael Stephens of Georgetown, KY, One Brother: Mervin Stephens of Harrison County, One Sister: Rosaleen and (Cordell) Luttrell of Casey County, KY and Three Half-Sisters: Angie Davis, DeVonda Luttrell and Judy Sharp, Two Grandsons: Chad and (Nancy) Stephens of Georgetown, KY and Shane and (Ashlee) Stephens of Richmond, KY and Three Great Grandchildren: Destani, Ryan and Rylee.
Preceding him in death besides his parents was Two Brothers: Edgar and Vertis Stephens, Two Sisters: Norma Caruthers and Hylia Jean Sallee, Three Half Brothers: Caroll, Jerry and Jackie Stephens and One Half Sister: Jewell Stone.
Visitation will be held 5:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. Thursday August 2nd, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday August 3rd, 2018 at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dwight Coffman officiating. Burial will be in the Trace Fork Cemetery.