Robert Edward Garrett

Friday, February 23, 2018

Mr. Robert Edward Garrett, age 83 of Wilkesboro, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be private.

Mr. Garrett was born August 5, 1934 in Scott County, TN to Benton McMillan and Parthenia Webb Garrett. He was a retired Senior Vice President from First Union Bank. Mr. Garrett was a veteran of the US Army National Guard and a member of Pleasant Heights Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Garrett was preceded in death by his wife, June Helen Hayes Garrett and a sister, Elizabeth Garrett Bell and husband Harry Bell.

He is survived by a daughter, Lynn Marie Parlato of Greensboro; two sons, Mark Edward Garrett and wife Kathy of Greensboro and Benton “Ben” David Garrett and wife Brenda of Wilkesboro; five grandchildren, Zachary Edward Garrett, Caroline Michelle Garrett, Katelyn June Parlato Riggsbee, Abby Marie Parlato and Benton McMillan (Mac) Garrett; two great-grandchildren, Chandler Grace Garrett and Jayce Alexander Dean Riggsbee; and one nephew, Robert Bell of Oneida, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

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