Burl Calvin Garrett
Burl Garrett of Zionsville, formerly of Gosport, passed away at Zionsville Meadows on Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Born on July 11, 1932 in Flint, Michigan, he was the son of Carl and Bonnie (Sommers) Garrett. Burl was a proud United States Air Force Veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the Gosport VFW Post #7850 and the Spencer American Legion Post #285 where he volunteered with the Owen County Veterans Honor Guard assisting in military honors for many local veterans. Burl worked as a manager for Midwest Brake and Electric joining the company in 1962 until his retirement in 1999. Burl was a member of the Gosport Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, and traveling.

Burl is survived by his children Larry (Maria) Garrett, Linda Garrett, Ruth Garrett, stepchildren Bob Reynolds, Darlene (Frank) Farrell, and Tena (Chuck) Janke; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and brother Gary (Lois) Garrett.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jessie P. Garrett; brother, Rex Garrett; sister, Gwendolyn Garrett; and granddaughter, Melanie Reynolds.

A funeral ceremony will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport with Pastor Dwight Wood officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Owen County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Monday from 11:00 AM until services at the funeral home.
Published on February 26, 2020


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