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Dad

Dad

First Appearance:
February 13th, 1980

Dad first comic strip appearance

Known Relatives:
Mom, Doc Boy, Jon, Grandma, Uncle Bob, Uncle Ned, Uncle Buford, Uncle Roy, Uncle Bill, Uncle Ed, Uncle Enos, Uncle Otto, Aunt Gussie, Aunt Trudy, Aunt Edna, Aunt Lillian, Aunt Zelda, Aunt Orleen, Aunt Ivy, Cousin Minerva, Cousin Drusilla , Cousin Leonard, Great Uncle Norbert

Fun Fact:
Dad once double-parked his tractor during a visit to Jon’s house.

Favorite Farm Chore:
Milking

Bio:
As a farmer, Jon’s dad is outstanding in his field. He’s a down-to-earth guy (literally) in charge of the Arbuckle farm. Jon visits his folks regularly, which annoys Garfield, whose favorite farm activities are eating and leaving.

Trivia:
Jon’s dad is modeled after Jim Davis’ father, James William Davis.

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