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Loran Garrett

April 7, 1935 — April 12, 2023

Fred Garrett, Jr, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at his home in Roebuck with his loving family surrounding him. He was born in Spartanburg, SC; a son of the late Loran Frederick Garrett, Sr. and Pearly Jane Miller Garrett.

He was the beloved husband of Frances Humphries Garrett of Roebuck, SC; family- Glenn Garrett (Alexis) of Prosperity, SC, Tammy Garrett Greer of Inman, SC; Donald Garrett (Mitzi) of Roebuck, SC; seven grandchildren, Olivia Whitaker (Matt) of Greenville, SC, Jennie McCowan (Weston) of Lexington, Kentucky, Myron Garrett (Dylan) of Campobello, SC, Lane Greer of Inman, SC, Brianna Bryant (Josh) of Chesnee, SC, Ryan Garrett (Shelby) of Roebuck, SC, (Chelsea Garrett), predeceased; seven great grandchildren,  Harvey Whitaker, Waylon Whitaker, Daniel Whitaker, Jennifer Whitaker, Lilah Bryant, Rhett Bryant, Miller Garrett; brother of Harold Garrett of Roebuck, SC, (William Garrett Sr.), predeceased, Carolyn Easler of Roebuck, SC and Josephine McKeown of Easley, SC; devoted friends Chris Greer of Inman, SC, Kathy Garrett of Pauline, SC, and Arturo Vega of Roebuck SC; dedicated Hospice nurses Nikki Gettman and Joseph Hood.

Fred was the former owner of Garrett Roofing Company.  He was known for his incredible work ethic, loyalty, faithfulness, humor and quick wit. He treasured his loving wife, Frances, of sixty years. He adored his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Fred was a member of Church at the Mill and the Senior Adult 1 Sunday school class. He was blessed with many dear friends that he loved to spend time with throughout his life.

Visitation was Friday, April 14, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29307.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 15, 2023, 12:00 Noon, in the Chapel at the Church at the Mill, 4455 Anderson Mill Road, Moore, SC 29369, conducted by the Rev. Dr. DJ Horton, by the Rev. Gene Pace, the Rev. Joel Gardner, Mr. Lane Greer and Mrs. Tracy Hanna Smith. Music by Jennie McCowan and Dr. Josh Epton.

Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Heritage Chapel Mausoleum, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.

Honorary Escort was the Senior Adult 1 Sunday School Class.  Pallbearers  were Ryan Garrett, Myron Garrett, Arturo Vega, Lane Greer, Josh Bryant, Weston McCowan, Chris Greer, Jerry Hughes and William “Weasel” Garrett.

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Friday, April 14, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Saturday, April 15, 2023

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