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William Dennis Garrett
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Obituary for William Dennis Garrett

William (“Bill”) D. Garrett, aged 79 of Vonore, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at his home.

Bill was born on June 4th 1939 in Denver, Colorado to Austin and Verna Garrett. He attended grade school in Webster Groves, Missouri and graduated from Shawnee Mission High School in Mission, Kansas in 1957. Bill was active in scouting and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. In 1962, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS. While in school, Bill belonged to the Alpha Delta Sigma Fraternity. After graduating from college, Bill fulfilled his wish to work in the automotive industry. He worked for General Motors Corporation (Buick), Volkswagen/Porsche/Audi, and AM General Corporation (Hummer).

Retirement brought Bill and Dee to Rarity Bay where they enjoyed boat rides on Tellico Lake and playing cards with their many friends. He continued to enjoy playing tennis and pool. He spent a lot of his time on yard work and took pride in a well-kept lawn. When he wasn’t working in the yard, Bill was working on or cleaning his cars. His favorite to take care of was his 1965 Corvette.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister Sharon Garrett. He is survived by his wife Deanna, two children Terry Garrett and Trudi (David) Mills, and four grandchildren Paige, Clayton, Brandon and Megan.

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. at the Rarity Bay Clubhouse. A family service will be held at a later date.

Click Funeral Home & Cremations - Tellico Village Chapel is serving the family of Bill Garrett.


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Service

Sunday

16

Sep

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Rarity Bay Clubhouse

Rarity Bay Parkway
Vonore, TN 37885

A family service will be held at a later date.

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