Leon Garrett

Leon Garrett


Leon Garrett, 89, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away Thursday October 12, 2017.

Leon was born in Franklin, Kentucky on March 5, 1928.

He attended Bowling Green High School and Western Kentucky University and later graduated from Jones College in Jacksonville, Florida. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army. He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration after 32 years.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge #72 of Bowling Green, Kentucky, a member of the Kentucky Colonial Ham Radio Club and the North Florida Ham Radio Society.

Leon was Baptist by faith and a born again Christian.

He is preceded in death by wives Alroma Lee Canary Garrett and Marie Garrett.

Survivors include sons Leon (Lori) Garrett, Glenn (Kim) Garrett, grandchildren Glenn R Garrett II, Amanda Lee Garrett, Shawn Garrett, Chris Garrett, Nick Burrell, Sarah Burrell.

Funeral Services 11:00 AM Monday October 16, 2017 at Evergreen Chapel. Entombment will follow with military honors.

Visitation will be one hour before the service at the chapel.

Arrangements are with Evergreen Funeral Home and Crematory 4535 Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206 (904) 353-3649.

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