Robert Luther Garrett, age 87, of Oak Hill, WV, went to be with the Lord on Monday January 18th, 2021.
He was born May 28th, 1933, son of the late Jessie Plumb Garrett and Sydney Garrett.
Robert was a longtime member of the Jones Avenue First Church of God. He loved making stained glass pieces, WVU football, the Green Bay Packers and for many years he was Santa at the Crossroads Mall, something he took great pride in and really enjoyed doing.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 30 ½ years, Ruby Jean Adkins Garrett; and siblings, Albert Garrett, Daniel Garrett, Doris Ayette, Helen Jorden, and Margaret Hamby, Marvin Garrett, David Garrett, Shirley Kay Holcomb, Sharon Fay Querry, Mary Del Conte, Mildred Goode, Ruth Mullette, and Emma Jean Price.
Robert is survived by children, Jodi Garrett, Vicki Kistner, Karla Hahn, and Randy Garrett; stepchildren; Terria Catherman and Kathleen Adkins Shapiro (Mark); siblings, Michael Garrett and Betty Jamison. Robert is also a grandfather of three and a great grandfather of four.
A memorial service will be held at Jones Avenue First Church of God in Oak Hill, WV on Saturday February 27th, 2021. Visitation from 10:00 - 10:30 am with services to follow.
There will be a private family only committal service with military honors in the High Lawn Memorial Park mausoleum.
Those planning to attend should use proper COVID 19 precautions by wearing masks; maintaining social distancing of 6 feet.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jones Avenue First Church of God, PO Box 104, Oak Hill WV 25901.
Online condolences may be sent at
Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV