Bernard A. “Bud” Garrett

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35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 10/20/2013 15:00:00

Plymouth OH 44865 10/21/2013 11:00:00

Bernard A. “Bud” Garrett, age 76, resident of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013 at the OSU Medical Center in Columbus. He was born on October 8, 1937 in Plymouth, Ohio to the late Thomas and Laura (Moore) Garrett and had been a life long Plymouth resident. He was a 1955 graduate of Plymouth High School and served in the US Army active and inactive from 1961 to 1967. Bud had worked at the former AMF in Shelby and later retired from MTD in Shelby. He was an active member of the Plymouth First Evangelical Lutheran Church where he sang in the choir, a Past Master of the former Richland Masonic Lodge, Past Commander of the Plymouth American Legion Post #447, a former Plymouth Volunteer Firefighter and was a little league coach and umpire.
He is survived by his wife, Shirleen (Allen) Garrett whom he married on December 30 1960; a daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Rick Dropsey of Plymouth; a grandson, Nick (Brooke) Wirick of Lexington, OH; two step granddaughters, Ashley (Joe) Christman of Galion, OH; and Chelsea Dropsey of Ontario, OH; and a step great granddaughter, Kennedy Grace Christman.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by an infant grandson, Adam Wirick; and an infant sister, Marilyn Garrett.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio on Sunday, October 20, 2013 for 3:00 to 6:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Plymouth First Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday at 11:00 AM with Reverend Roger Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial contributions can be made to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Wounded Warrior Program. Online condolences can be made at


lynn cashman - Oct 30, 2013

your faith will sustain you

Deborah Oney - Oct 22, 2013

To the family of Bud you were a very good friend of my father Vance Hoffman Sr. he thought so much of you. Plymouth will really miss Bud.

Wendy Daniel - Oct 21, 2013

Shirleen – Thinking of you and your family during this time of loss. My your memories bring you comfort.

Ronnie and Jamie Akers - Oct 20, 2013

Shirleen, Pam and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Bud was a great man and will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ronnie and Jamie Akers

Ruth Ann Barber - Oct 20, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

- Oct 19, 2013

Dear Shirleen and Family,
We were saddened to read of Bud’s passing. Our prayers and our condolences’ are with each of you in this most difficult of times. Bud will be missed by all who’s paths he crossed. He will be especially missed in the Bass section of the choir at FELC.
Max and Linda Caywood, The Villages, Florida

Barb and Chris Wilcox - Oct 19, 2013

Shirleen and Family, I have many wonderful memories of Bud as one of my adopted dad’s from “The Gang”. He will be missed by us all. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs, Barb & Chris Wilcox

Kathy Dickson - Oct 19, 2013

Shirleen, Pam and family,
I am so sad with you. We will all miss Bud with you- what a good man he was and one treasured cousin.
So many thoughts and prayers surround you in these days… sending so much love.
Kathy and Alex