80-year-old Glen Robert Garrett of Fairfield, died at 1:00AM on Tuesday October 8th at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was a former Fairfield Alderman and a former Grover Township Clerk. He was retired from the United States Air Force where he served for 21 years including the Vietnam war, as well as, being stationed in Korea, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and various states throughout the US. Glen was also a local school bus driver for over 20 years. Glen had many interests including feeding the ducks at Leo French Park every day, the Nasa Space Program, Model Rocketry, orchestrating the weekly Senior pool tournaments at the American Legion, painting, bowling and Golfing. Glen was born on January 17th, 1939 in Fairfield to Walter Ray and Blanche (Brown) Garrett. He married Alice Marsh on April 8th, 1959.
Glen was a loving and compassionate Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather who is survived by his Wife- Alice Garrett of Fairfield; Son- Patrick (Sonya) Garrett of Flora; Daughter- Marilyn (Vincent) Coale of Rineyville KY; Four Grandchildren- Hillary (Stephen) Mullenix and Johnathon (Julie) Garrett both of Flora, Robert (Georgia) Coale of Elizabethtown KY, and Beth (Daniel) Darland of Louisville KY; Seven Great Grandchildren- Lauryn Shue, Noah and Lola Mullenix, Caleb Garrett, Izzy and Maggie Coale, and Olive Darland; Brothers- Kenny (Janet) Garrett and Jim Garrett both of Fairfield; Sisters- Mary Lowery of Grayville, Darlene (Garry) Smith of Cisne, Joyce (Bob) Corbett and Diane Ravellette both of Fairfield; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Glen was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother- Joe Garrett, and Sisters- Freda Keeling and Linda Waldrop.
Funeral Services will at 12PM Friday October 11th at Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery with rites provided by Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard and assisted by Anthony Wayne Post #176 American Legion and the Wayne County Post #4535 VFW which Glen was a member. Visitation will be from 10AM until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation or COTA.org/campaigns/cotaforsierra and will be accepted at the Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home which is in charge of all the arrangements.