Danny Garrett, age 70, of Hot Springs Village, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019.
He was born on May 7, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, the son of Billy Mitchell Garrett and Polly Savage Garrett. On December 30, 1995, he was married to Barbara McDaniel Garrett. He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandson, Taylor Garrett; and his brother, Larry Garrett.
Danny was a United States Army veteran and served in Vietnam. He retired after more than thirty-nine years as a locomotive engineer with CSX Railroad. He and Barbara loved to travel, take cruises and he enjoyed fishing. He was member of the Balboa Baptist Church. Danny was described as an awesome husband who loved his boys and his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Garrett of Hot Springs Village; two sons, Mitchell (Gabrielle) Garrett of Huntsville, Alabama and Timothy (Maria) Garrett of Memphis; two step-sons, Chris (Missy) Vick of Ozark, Missouri and Keith (Melissa) Vick of Arlington, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Reagan Nuss, Clifton Garrett, Hunter Kubitz, Kennedy Vick and Connor Vick; and his brother, Billy (Jonelle) Garrett of Brighton, Tennessee.
Memorial services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 5, 2019, in the Balboa Baptist Church with Dr. Denny Wright and Bro. Randy Mobley officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, beginning at 12:30 PM until service time, at the church.
Interment will be in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, Hot Springs, 508 Ouachita Avenue, Suite A, Hot Springs, AR 71901 or to Saint Jude Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org.