Edgar L. Garrett, Sr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, the 10th of March 2012 at the age of 93. He was born to John Allen Garrett and Mertie Broadstreet Garrett in Bartlett, Texas on April 12, 1919, the youngest of five children. Edgar was introduced to machine mechanics at an early age which lead to his oilfield career spanning over 50 years and taking him on travels that some people only dream of.
Edgar was preceded in death by his wife Margie Garrett and granddaughter, Mertie Deanne Richard: survived by his children, Frances Richard and husband Ray Allen of Sulphur, Louisiana, Thommie East and husband Ron of Houston, and son Lee Garrett of Cypress. Four grandsons: Allen Richard and wife Beth of Natchez, Miss., Jeff Richard and wife Lalania of McKinney, Texas, Kelly Richard and wife Nichole of Slidell, La., Josh Cross and wife Mary of DeRidder, La., six great-grandchildren: Jordan, Kirby, Tabitha, Garrett, Brien and Sidney.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012, 1:00 p.m. at the Midway Cemetery, Midway, Texas. Graveside services in care of Day Funeral Home; Madisonville, Texas.