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Harvey Garrett, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2020)

Harvey Garrett of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in Campbellsville. He was 80 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Friday, September 25, 2020, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Sister Anna Overstreet. Burial will follwo in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amET to 2pmET on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Harvey Garrett of Campbellsville, son of the late Moses Garrett and Nellie Gunter Garrett, was born May 19, 1940 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

He told his wife, Diane, that he belonged to Jesus. Harvey played in several bands, including the New Beginnings Gospel group where they played for a couple of nursing homes.

Harvey was a farmer most of his life.

He was an avid coon hunter and always said, "all he needed for a good day, was a good coon dog and a shade tree".

Harvey united in marriage to Diane Mills Garrett June 1, 1972.

Besides his wife, Diane Garrett of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and two daughters: Doug Garrett and wife, Destine and Teresa Garrett of Campbellsville and Shelly Peterson and husband, Steven of Lebanon; sixteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Lavern Wise of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Harvey was also preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Sue Orberson and one brother and one sister: Sylvester Garrett and Fayola Kennedy.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to the funeral expenses and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Harvey Garrett, 80, Campbellsville, KY (1940-2020)

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