Dr. Alfred Gardner Garrett, age 87, of Shadowline Drive, Boone, passed away Monday morning, May 21, 2014, at Watauga Medical Center.
Born September 19, 1926 in El Dorado, Arkansas, he was a son of Eschen Boland Garrett, Sr. and Linetta Chambers Garrett.
After retiring as a chemist from DuPont, he taught briefly in the chemistry department at Appalachian State University.
Dr. Garrett is survived by his wife, Marjorie Murphy Garrett of the home; his daughter and son, Christine Garrett and Neilsen Garrett, both of Newark, Delaware; three step-sons, Jett Murphy of Fleetwood, John Murphy of Nashville, and Andrew Murphy of South Carolina; step-daughter, Julia Rummans of Hilton Head, South Carolina; brother, Carl Garrett of Arkansas; and sister, Frances Wynn of Louisiana.
Services for Dr. Alfred Gardner Garrett will be private.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Garrett family.