(Rock Island Argus  December 18, 2007)

John Garrett

John H. Garrett, 59, of Moline, formerly of Rock Island, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, in Davenport at the home of his daughter, Haley.

Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline.  Burial will follow in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military honors accorded by American Legion Post 246, Moline.  According to his wishes, his body was cremated.  A memorial fund has been established.

John was born Dec. 3, 1948, in Rock Island, the son of Harvey and Virginia Backus Garrett.  He married Margaret Brewer Dec. 3, 1977, in Davenport.

John had been employed at Northstar Steel, Wilton, Iowa, and later at John Deere Pavilion, Moline.

Survivors include his wife, Maggie; daughters, Haley Garrett and Kayla Garrett, Davenport; granddaughter, Torrence Hicks; sister, Nancy Vess, Moline; niece, Terri Ward, Rhode Island; and nephew, Marty Ward, East Moline.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.raffertyfunerals.com.

(© 2007 R I Argus)