Harry Beeson Garrett, 78, of New Market, died Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Garrett was born March 28, 1933 in Washington, D.C. son of the late Willard Malcolm and Edith Virginia Beeson Garrett.
Mr. Garrett served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Navy and Federal Government in General Service Administration.
Mr. Garrett was a member of Valley Central Church in New Market. He was a member of the American Legion Post 0166 New Market and the V.F.W. No. 2447 Edinburg.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Jean Garrett whom he married October 23, 1955. Also surviving are two daughters, Lisa Wright of New Market and Rebecca Young of Culpeper; four sons, Gregory Garrett of Hollywood, Maryland, Douglas Garrett of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jeffrey Garrett of Stafford, Virginia and Steven Garrett of Front Royal; three sisters, Mary Harvey of Amherst, Eleanor Harvey of Sumter, South Carolina and Linda Odom of Hartsville, South Carolina; a brother, Roger Garrett of Zebulon, North Carolina; 14 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with the Rev. James Burke officiating. Burial will be at Stafford Memorial Park Cemetery in Stafford, Thursday at 3 p.m. with Military Honors.
Pallbearers will be Gregory Garrett, Douglas Garrett, Jeffrey Garrett, Steven Garrett, Bryan Garrett and Joshua Garrett.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to your favorite charity in his memory.