Fred Talbot Garnett

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Fred Talbot Garnett of Coatesville Fred Talbot Garnett, 90, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012 at the Neighborhood Hospice Center in West Chester. He was the husband of the late Jane Dunlap Garnett, who died in 1996. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late S. Golden and Matilda Murr Garnett. Fred was a 1939 graduate of the Parkesburg High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII with the 80th Infantry Div. and had been personally decorated with a Bronze Star Medal by General George Patton. After the war, he was employed by the Lukens Steel Co. retiring in 1980 as a supervisor with 40 years of service. He is survived by two sons, Richard C. Garnett and wife Beverly of Winchester, Va. and Alan G. Garnett and wife Gina of Coatesville; one granddaughter, Kelly Garnett of Coatesville; and one brother, Thomas M. Garnett and wife Ann of Ronks, Pa. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James "Jick" Garnett and S. Golden Garnett, Jr. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Neighborhood Hospice, 400 East Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on July 17, 2012
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