Mr. Gary Walter Lee Garrett, age 67 of Petersburg, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.
Mr. Garrett was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late Gordon Garrett and Edith Adele Derringer Garrett. He was a retired Staff Sergeant with both the United States Marine Corps and United States Army. During his career, he was earned numerous citations and awards including the Purple Heart with valor and Bronze Star with valor.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, John Gordon Garrett.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Bonnie Ann Garrett, one daughter, Tracy Garrett (Terry) Bell, two sons, Patrick Lee ( Karen) Garrett and Anthony Lee (Salina) Garrett.
Grandchildren, Cameron Lee Garrett, Grayson Leigh and Tatum Pressley Garrett, Cory Michael ( Sara) Garrett, Chantz Anthony Garrett, Taylor Renee Garrett, Levi Garrett Bell and Summer Leigh Garrett. One Great Granddaughter, Haley Renee Garrett. One sister, Elizabeth Bryant and two brothers, Ewell Garrett and Billy Garrett along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Garrett will be conducted on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia at a later date.
The family will visit with friends on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. and one hour prior to the service time on Sunday at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.