OBITUARY

Kevin Lyle Garrett

October 15, 1969March 13, 2019

Kevin L. Garrett, age 49, born October 15, 1969 in Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on March 13, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. Kevin was born to David and Judith Garrett.

The family will receive friends during visitation on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 6p.m. to 8p.m. at Shannon Rufe Snow Funeral Chapel. Rosary will be held at 7:00p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 7341 Glenview Dr., North Richland Hills, Texas. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers charitable donations may be made to the Garrett Family's Go Fund Me account by visiting: https://dm2.gofund.me/kevin-funeral-expense.

The Garrett family made their move to Haltom City in 1973, when Kevin was 4. He was a graduate of Richland High School's class of 1988. He completed his Six Sigma Certification through Villanova and started a successful career in Sales. His charisma and attention to customer care made him great at what he did. He was very involved in BMX and did all he could do to help youth with the same interest. He shared this talent and with his giving spirit, gave much of his time to help others and the community. The love of his life, was his daughter, Abbee and through his interaction with her education and activities, he became very involved in helping her school. With that, came his involvement in Softball. He served as a coach for the Haslet Tigers, for many years where he developed relationships to inspired youth and help them develop their talents. He was an inspiration to many young ladies, but more importantly they were an inspiration to him. Kevin always found a way to give of himself to others. His generous spirit, his love and care for others will be forever cherished in the hearts of those he touched.

Kevin is survived by his best friend and mother of his daughter, Sandee Garrett, daughter, Abigale "Abbee" Garrett, parents, Dave and Judi Garrett; brothers, Rhett Garrett, Joey Garrett; sister, Tanya Clamon; grandmother, Florence Koon; aunts, Loretta Brocato, Mel Nezat, Toni Nezat, Carolyn Nezat; uncles, David Nezat, Tommy Nezat, Kenny Nezat, and Mike Brocato; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, his softball team, The Haslet Tigers, his Cowtown BMX family, other relatives and many friends.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Memorial Mass Wednesday, March 20, 2019
REMEMBERING

Kevin Lyle Garrett

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Amber Martinez

March 21, 2019

I prayed today for trust in the Lord's plan. We don't know what he has in store for each of us and we do not know why. All we can do is have faith in him and trust in him. I prayed for peace for all of the aching hearts and painful tears. Kevin and I were never close, but I have known him for over 17 years now. He was my husband's very best friend. Kevin was always there for Greg when no one else was. Now that he is heart broken once again with the pain that it our reality, Kevin is not here for the first time to help Greg get through this. The only thing I know to do, is to ask the Lord for his healing, guidance and, for his love at this most painful time. And, I ask Kevin to show us that he is here with everyone who is missing him so dearly.
My deepest condolences to the Garrett Family and friends. May God be with us all.

Abigale Garrett

March 21, 2019

daddy,
remember all those times you would sit on the back porch and watch me on my playground? or when we would play on the wii together and i’d get mad because you beat me? how about all those times I would cry and cry and cry because I missed you after being dropped off at daycare? I remember those memories because that’s all I have left of you.. I always call you hoping you would pick up..but I get to hear your voicemail because I know i’m hearing your voice. I miss you daddy...

I love you!
I miss you!

kelley reece

March 15, 2019

Kevin was very kind hearted and shined a big and bright light to all he came across. I enjoyed speaking with him at the BMX track weekly where it was fun to watch him ride and enjoy his time on the track. He was very proud of his daughter and always enjoyed having her there with him at the races. Sending love and prayers to his friends and family. Will miss Kevin and think of him often.

Kennedie Laymance

March 15, 2019

Coach Kevin,
I want you to know how much you have impacted my life, when I came out to your first practice I had no clue how to even throw a softball and hold a bat. I know I wasn’t the best but you never once gave up on me and without your support I wouldn’t be where I am today. Thank you for teaching me to believe in myself and pushing me to my limits throughout practices to achieve my goals as an athlete. I know I may have not been your most talented athlete, but I gave you everything I had since you've shown me you believed in me. You've been there for me through countless hours in practices and all the struggles in between every workout and game. You've been known as more of a coach, but I've also known you as a teacher, therapist, and role model . I've learned winning isn’t everything and losing isn’t the end of the world because as long as I'm happy and doing what I love that's all that mattered. Thank you coach Kevin for always believing me and teaching me to never give up. I just want you to know I will be playing for you every step of the way. I love you coach and I know you’re up in heaven hitting home runs for us! #playforcoachk
- kennedie laymance

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY