James Milford Garrett, Jr.
Six Mile, SC
Funeral services to honor the life of Mr. Garrett will be 3:00 PM Monday at Six Mile Baptist Church. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 until 2:45 PM at the church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
James Milford Garrett, Jr., 74, of 2435 Norris Highway, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home. Born in Six Mile he was a son of the late James Milford “BLUFF” Garrett Sr. and Lucille Cook Garrett.
Mr. Garrett was a graduate of Daniel High School, and later retired from Family Dollar where he was a store manager. Throughout his working life, he worked for numerous retail companies including being a district manager for Dollar General.
His hobbies included watching Nascar, Clemson Football, and baseball. He was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam era. He was a longtime member of Six Mile Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Burks Garrett of the home; a son, James Milford Garrett, III (Tolly) of Sandy Springs, GA two daughters, Cathy Gebstadt (Matthew) of King George, VA, and Jill Garrett of the home; two sisters, Dale Garrett of Six Mile, and Sherry Cox of Marcellus, NY; two brothers, Thomas and Allan Garrett both of Six Mile; four grandchildren, Lauren Gebstadt, Aberly, Baker, and Adrianne Garrett.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Garrett.
The family will be at the home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville SC 29605 or Six Mile Baptist Church, PO Box 134, Six Mile SC 29682.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements