COMMERCE - Christopher “Chris” Damon Garrett, 35, entered into rest Friday, April 11, 2014.
He was born in Commerce, the son of Ricky and Gloria Dudley Garrett of Commerce. Mr. Garrett was an avid race fan and was a successful owner, racecar builder and driver of his own car. Chris’ # 49 was a regular on many dirt tracks and in many races in the area. Chris was an accomplished farmer and diesel technician and worked side by side with his father in the family business.
Survivors in addition to his parents, include a son, Ricky Damon Garrett, Commerce; daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Garrett, Commerce; grandmother, Louise Dudley, Commerce; special friend, Lisa Akins, Commerce; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services were held Monday April 14, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Patsy Garrett officiating. Interment was on the Garrett Farm on Apple Valley Road, Commerce. Robert Dudley, Trebor Dudley, Darrell Garrett, Larry Garrett, Daniel Anderson, and Eric Shummer were honored as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy., Suite 108-383, Athens, GA 30606.
Evans Funeral Home Inc., Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com