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Remembering Cowboy John Garner
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - The host of a popular television program in Southeast Texas has died.
John Garner died at about 8:30 Sunday night at his home, according to Judge John Stevens, who told us Garner had battled pancreatic cancer.
The judge's father and Garner co-hosted a local children's television program that aired on KJAC from 1958-1972.
Garner played Cowboy John and Judge Stevens' father played Black Bart.
The judge told Fox 4 he and his father both got a chance to visit Garner in recent weeks.
He told us Garner's legacy is a children's program that remains know, to this day, decades after it last aired in Southeast Texas.
Funeral arrangements are pending.