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Declan Garnsey

August 9, 2021 — December 18, 2022

Castalian Springs

Declan Garnsey, age 16 months of Castalian Springs, TN, passed away December 18, 2022 after a brave fight with Leukemia.  Declan was born August 9, 2021 in Hendersonville, TN.  He is survived by his devoted parents, Josh and Ashley Garnsey; loving siblings, Corbin, Ryker, Josephine, Xavier, Geneviene and Leo and new sibling expected in May, 2023.  Also, he is survived and loved by multiple grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Declan was baptized October 10, 2021 and confirmed December 15, 2022.  He loved chickens which was the first word he spoke.  He was a strong baby who walked by nine months. It has been said he was the sweetest baby who was always smiling.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29th at St. John Vianney Catholic Church with Father Richard Childress as celebrant.  Visitation will be Wednesday, December 28th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and the Rosary will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Memorials may be made to the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN  37232 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Tennessee Chapter, 404 BNA Drive, Suite 102, Nashville, TN  37217-2571.

The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to the doctors, nurses, ECMO Specialists and the staff of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com.  (615) 502-0011

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Recitation of the Rosary

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center

584 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

449 N Water Ave, Gallatin, TN 37066

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