Walt Garrison Death, Former Dallas Cowboys Fullback Walter Garrison Dies & Obituary: It is with utmost sadness that we share Walt Garrison’s death news. Walt Garrison, an American professional football player who was a Super Bowl champ with the Dallas Cowboys, passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. The heartbreaking news of Walt Garrison’s death broke out today when Kris Guitierrez of NBC5 shared on social media “I just read that Walt Garrison passed away,” Since this news broke out, fans have been taking over the internet to know what was his cause of death and more. Take a look below and find more details.
What Was Walt Garrison Death Cause?
When Walt Garrison breathed his last on October 11, 2023, he was 79 years old. Although he has been pronounced dead, but his cause of death has not been shared yet. However, sources familiar with this devastating happening claimed that Walt Garrison died from age-related ailments. He had been struggling with several age-related health complexities for the past couple of years. The actual reason for his death will be shared later.
Tributes Pour In For Walt Garrison
Kris Guiterrez of NBC5, who broke this news, paid a tribute to the late footballer by writing, “Many will know him as a Super Bowl champ with the Dallas Cowboys who famously received a horse trailer as part of his NFL signing bonus. For people in my community Walt Garrison was a legendary Lewisville High School Fighting Farmer. He liked to rodeo, chew tobacco and whittle wood. The picture below is from 2016 when I met Walt at his house. He‘s holding his dad’s leather helmet from LHS! He was so kind and gracious. RIP Mr. Garrison. Condolences to his family.”
Byron Walker posted, “When I grew up the coolest cowboy in the world was Walt Garrison. He won a Super Bowl with the cowboys . He was a great steer wrestling cowboy . He could tell stories and whittle like nobody . He did commercials for Copenhagen , He bought US tobacco in the Rodeo world . He’s a fellow HOF cowboy . He was my hero , he was my friend . Picture was taken with Haley Hayley Johnson , the last time we were together eating BBQ after the ft worth slack. Rest Easy # 32″
Walt Garrison Obituary
He was born on July 23, 1944, in Denton TX. Garrison played college football at Oklahoma State University, where he excelled as a running back. After his college career, he was selected in the fifth round of the 1966 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Garrison played his entire NFL career with the Cowboys, from 1966 to 1974. He was known for his tough and gritty playing style, often displaying great resilience and determination on the field.
He was a key contributor to the Cowboys during his time with the team, being an important part of their offense and known for his blocking abilities and versatility as a running back. After retiring from professional football, Garrison became a successful businessman and worked in various ventures outside of the sports world.
Walt Garrison’s Obituary and funeral plans will be shared soon.