Joe Fred Garrett
October 1, 1963 – November 3, 2018
Joe Fred Garrett of Longview passed away peacefully at Hospice of East Texas, surrounded by his family, on November 3, 2018 at the age of 55. Joe is preceded in death by his father, Col. Aaron Albert Garrett, Jr. of Longview. Joe is lovingly remembered by his sons Jessie and Brandyn Garrett; brothers Albert and David Garrett; mother, Sylvia Jo Riley, of Dallas, Texas; and loving nieces, nephews and other relatives. Joe was born in Tyler, Texas, in 1963. He graduated from Longview High School in 1981, and attended Kilgore College. Joe worked for many years as paint and body technician as well as a machinist. Joe was a Dallas Cowboys fan and an avid fisherman who enjoyed spending time on Lake Cherokee. Joe was regarded as a kind soul by all those who knew him. He attended Alpine Church of Christ. A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Chapel of Lakeview Funeral Home, 5000 W. Harrison Rd., Longview, TX, with Leonard E. Riley, Jr. officiating. A time of visitation with his family will follow the services in the coffee room of the funeral home. Interment will be at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of East Texas. https://www.hospiceofeasttexas.org
- Jessie Garrett, Son
- Brandyn Garrett, Son
- Albert Garrett III, Brother
- David Garrett, Brother
- Sylvia Jo Riley, Mother
As well as a number of nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
Joe is preceded in death by his father, Col. Aaron Albert Garrett, Jr.
- A Celebration of His Life Tuesday, November 6, 2018
- A Time of Visitation with Joe's Family Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Joe Fred Garrett
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November 8, 2018
I am sorry I was unable to make it to the services! Joe was a part of my childhood growing up. Jessie and Brandyn are my first cousins and I have so many memories with all of them that there are too many to choose from, but I know he passed on knowing that he had some wonderful sons who are amazing people!!! I grew up with you as my uncle and that never changed! Rest In Peace! Gone but not forgotten!!!