Leon Garrett, age 69, of Crofton, KY, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Garrett was born on December 9, 1946 in White Plains, KY to the late Leroy Garrett and Anetta Spurlin Garrett. He worked for many years and retired with Carhartt Manufacturing. Mr. Garrett served his country in the US Army in Vietnam from 1966-1968.
Mr. Garrett is survived by his wife of 43 years ~ Cynthia Whitfield Garrett of Crofton, KY; four daughters ~ Michelle (Jim) Reiber of Aston, PA, Denise Rose of Chicago, IL, Kelly (Doug) Mullins of Earlington, KY, and Maeghan (Ryan) Adams of Owensboro, KY; two sons ~ Aaron (Jeni) Garrett and Beau (Sara) Garrett of White Plains, KY, two brothers ~ Tony (Rita) Garrett of Mannington, KY, and Willie Garrett (Faye) of White Plains, KY, two sisters ~ Donita & Danny Stanley and Loretta Casebier of White Plains, KY, and eleven Grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Garrett in death are his parents.
There will be a Memorial Service with a Reception held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the White Plains Community Center, White Plains, KY at 5:00 PM. A private military service will be conducted by the Tennessee National Guard and the Pennyrile Honor Guard on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West prior to entombment.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to be made to the Wyatt Whitaker Athletic Foundation c/o the First United Bank, 101 E. Main St., Earlington, KY 42410