Homer Rallie Garnett, 79, of Newberry, widower of Edna McCarty Garnett, died Sunday, December 8, 2019 at his residence.
Born on July 18, 1940 in Greenville, he was a son of the late J. W. and Annie Kesterson Garnett. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Garnett previously worked for Acres Motor Lines in Belmont, NC and later retired from Bundrick Trucking. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Men's Club. He enjoyed farming, swinging on his front porch and was always tinkering with something new.
Mr. Garnett is survived by a step-son, James Ray (Angie) Payne of Rock Hill; step-daughter's, Jeanne Koon of Columbia, Cindy (Roy) Mills of Newberry and Lynn (Terry) Siddle of Irmo; sisters, Mamie Alice Farr of Belmont, NC, Lavone Coats and Donna (Ronnie) Davenport both of Newberry; nephews, Billy Farr, Joe Farr, Alan Davenport and Eric Davenport; nieces, LuAnn Pitts and Cindy Pitts, Patricia (John) Anderson, Sherrie Neal and a special niece, Teresa Good; a sister-in-law, Lois Garnett of Belmont, NC; ten grandchildren, fifteen step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by siblings, William Garnett, Walter Garnett, Drucilla Kauke and Bruce Garnett.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Charles Wilbanks. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1167 Trinity Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Nephews.