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Mr. Howard Eugene (Butch) Garrett, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2016)

Mr. Garrett professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. During his years in Wisconsin, he was a prominent member of the local Lions Club, and especially enjoyed racing stock cars to raise money for them. Mr. Garrett took pride in living his life on his terms. Always considerate of the working class family, he stayed active in the Wisconsin Laborer's Union until his retirement. He owned a third-generation bar, and was known as the "King of the Tommy Burger", a local delicacy. Mr. Garrett answered the call to duty and served his country honorably in the United States Air Force as a helicopter pilot, and was active during the Vietnam War.
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Mr. Howard Eugene "Butch" Garrett, 76, of Campbellsville, KY departed this life at the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY.

At Mr. Garrett's request, cremation rites were accorded him. He will be interred in the Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Those times will be announced at a later date.


Mr. Howard Eugene (Butch) Garrett, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2016)


Mr. Howard Eugene "Butch" Garrett of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Turk and Mae (Sullivan) Garrett, was born in Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois on October 6, 1939. He departed this life at the University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, on Friday,m January 15, 2016, being 76 years, 3 months, and 9 days of age.

Mr. Garrett professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. During his years in Wisconsin, he was a prominent member of the local Lions Club, and especially enjoyed racing stock cars to raise money for them. Mr. Garrett took pride in living his life on his terms. Always considerate of the working class family, he stayed active in the Wisconsin Laborer's Union until his retirement. He owned a third-generation bar, and was known as the "King of the Tommy Burger", a local delicacy. Mr. Garrett answered the call to duty and served his country honorably in the United States Air Force as a helicopter pilot, and was active during the Vietnam War.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • His wife: Jan K. (Hayden) Garrett

  • One son: Dean R. Stevenson of Wisconsin

  • Two grandchildren: Cody Stevenson and Trisha Hanson

  • And several other extended family and close friends
Send condolences to the family of Mr. Howard Eugene (Butch) Garrett

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of the arrangements.


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