Former Loganville councilman, humanitarian, passes away at 88

Donald Edison Garrett, a former Loganville councilman and long time friend of the community, passed away on Feb. 11, 2015 at the age of 88. Garrett served on the Loganville City Council during the early sixties and, according to his obituary, he served for eight years or what would have then been four terms.

According to his obituary, Garrett was truly “a servant leader” to Walton County as well as his family. His many accomplishments include being instrumental in installing the city of Loganville’s first sewer system and the expansion of its water system. He also served on the Walton County Board of Education, was a founding member of the American Legion Post 233 and held many other leadership roles in youth development, school, business and humanitarian associations within Walton County. Garrett’s many civic and humanitarian appointments are included in his obituary.

A memorial service for Garrett will take place at Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Loganville on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. The visitation will take place between 2 – 4 p.m. followed at 4 p.m. by a memorial service.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Loganville Baptist Church, PO Box 1793, Loganville, GA 30052 or a charity of your choice.

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