Robert Filmore Garrett, 95, of Greenbrier, passed away on Thursday August 13, 2020 at North Crest Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday August 15th at 11:00 a.m. in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Danny Wilson officiating. Pallbearers will be Elliott Dorris, Ricky Buckliew, Tim Wilson, Andrew Perry, James Garrett, Jr., and George Haynes. The family will receive friends at the graveside service.
Mr. Garrett was born February 9, 1925 in Greenbrier to the late Jody and Mary Bloodworth Garrett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: James Garrett. Mr. Garrett was of the Baptist faith, having attended Ebenezer Baptist Church since childhood. He loved the Lord and believed in reading his Bible daily and praying for his family and friends. His faith was strong, and he always believed that God would take care of him and those he loved and cared about. Mr. Garrett was a lifelong farmer and his greatest joy in life was working the land. He loved being outdoors caring for his animals and spending time with his beloved pug, Myrtle.
Mr. Garrett is survived by his wife, Susan Ward Garrett of Greenbrier, by his daughter and son-in-law: Sandra and George Haynes of Greenbrier, by his stepson: Danny Wilson of Greenbrier, and by his 3 grandchildren, 2 nieces, and 1 nephew.
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