John A. Garrett, Jr.

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35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 7/13/2016 17:00:00

35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 7/12/2016 11:00:00

John A. Garrett, Jr., age 64, resident of Rome, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home. He was born on January 30, 1952 in Shelby, Ohio to the late John Sr. and Marilyn (Thompson) Garrett. John was a 1970 graduate of Plymouth High School and retired in 2011 from Broshco. He attended the Apostolic Faith Assembly in Mansfield and was a member of the Plymouth Lions Club. He enjoyed fishing and going to flea markets.
He is survived by his wife, Sheryl (Blankenship) Garrett whom he married on October 3, 1970; 2 sons, Nathan “Shane” Garrett of Ashland and Ben (Ariel) Garrett of Rome; 3 grandchildren, Hunter, Peyton and Reagan Garrett; foster son, Thomas Bradford of Rome; 1 sister, Linda Baker; special niece, Audrey (Russell) Restelli of Mansfield; and several other nieces and nephews; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Norma and Fred Sowders of Rome; and his dog, Sadie.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Marilyn (Thompson) Garrett.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio on Monday, July 11, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM where a funeral service will be on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Robert A. O’Brian officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the Plymouth Lions Club or the Apostolic Faith Assembly Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Jill Huff - Jul 12, 2016

Sheryl, Audrey, and family- I’m so very sorry for your loss. John was such a great guy! Praying for you all 💕

Tina Kuhn - Jul 11, 2016

My condolences to the family. I worked with John for years, He was always very supportive. I often ran into him at flea markets. I ‘ll miss him. So sorry for you loss.

Cheryl Cronbaugh - Jul 11, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. You and John were so active together, I know it is going to be a huge loss. I am unable to attend the calling hours tonight but wish I could be there in person to express my condolences. John will be missed by so many. May God give you peace.

Loretta Reynolds - Jul 11, 2016

Sheryl, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! John was such a nice person and I know he will be greatly missed! You have our deepest sympathies and love and prayers!

Joann Hipsher - Jul 11, 2016

Ariel, Ben and Family,
Thinking of you and sending positive thoughts and prayers.May your many happy memories help you through the days ahead.

Greg Roach - Jul 11, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. I met John only once and did enjoy talking with him.
I am sorry I did not get to attend the calling hours this evening but I have been thinking about you and what you are going through.
You have my deepest sympathy.

wanda frisby - Jul 10, 2016

Praying for your family at this time of great sorrow.

Paul and Beth McClintock - Jul 10, 2016

Our condolences to the entire Garrett family. John was always enjoyable to talk with when I would run into him at a ball game or an auction.

linda ward - Jul 9, 2016


Beverly J. Jackson - Jul 8, 2016

Sheryl, Im so sorry for your loss.I cant seem to find the right words to say how I feel. Sending my deepest sympathy to you and your family with hugs to all. John was a wonderful person and a great cousin and will be missed.