Obituaries

Edward Hervey Garrett 1932 - 2014 Bonner Springs, KS

Edward (Eddie) Hervey Garrett, age 81 of Bonner Springs, Kansas passed away peacefully August 7, 2014 at home. The family will receive friends at a visitation starting at 5:00 p.m. followed with the Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m. Monday evening, August 11th both at the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church. Burial will follow next day in Miami, OK where he will be laid to rest beside his ancestors in Williams Coal Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the; Eddie and Judy Garrett Scholarship V93737 (College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University)
Eddie was born November 27, 1932 in Kansas City, KS the son of Edward (Babe) O. & Ruth Griffith Garrett and attended Wilder school until start of seventh grade - graduating from Bonner Springs High School in 1950. He married Judith A. Hubbard on June 26, 1964 at the Edwardsville United Methodist Church. Eddie worked on the Santa Fe Railroad for five years, he then bought and operated his own truck and drove for Riggs Dairy Express for 10 years. After retiring from that, he and wife Judy became farmers of the Garrett Family Farm, covering three counties, for the next 30 years. He retired in 1995 and helped wife Judy with her Stained Glass Business. Eddie was a charter member of the Tri-County Rod & Gun Club, charter member of Agricultural Hall of Fame, charter member of Monticello Community Historic Society, lifelong member of Bonner Springs United Methodist Church, Kansas State University Foundation President’s Club member, and Tribal Member of the Shawnee Indian Tribe. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Stanton Dennis Garrett. Survivors include his wife Judith A. Hubbard Garrett of the home, Son Vincent Edward Garrett, Granddaughter - Stacy LeAnn Garrett-Masters and husband Matthew, Great Grandchildren - Colin, Bryce Edward & Addison Masters; Sisters - Bertha Anne Cameron & Jeannine Gallagher; Sister-in-Law - Sharon Cook and many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
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