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Edward "Eddie" Lee Garrett, Jr.

Edward "Eddie" Lee Garrett, Jr.
  • April 11, 1951 - October 25, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Second Presbyterian Church
    342 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“I am sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. My condolences to Mrs. Garrett and Gail. We had some good times when he was here in the Washington area. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Julie Henderson - Haymarket, VA

“RIP, Eddie. Never spent a minute with you that wasn't a blast. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Andrews

“Mrs Garrett and Gail so sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. Heaven has gained a unique fun loving spirit. While I have loss one of my closest college...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sonny Reynolds - NORTH AUGUSTA, SC

“Mrs.Garrett and Gail, I am very sorry to hear of Eddie's passing, I remember him and Gail as teenagers from the 2nd church and James Island when...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Lappe - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

“We send our condolences to Eddie's family upon his untimely loss. We met he and Morgan at the JI Rec dog pen a few years ago. He was a very smart and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Fanning - Charleston, SC

“Ms. Garrett, I am so very sad for the loss of your son and my neighbor. As I am sad I am also happy that Eddie is in a better world. He was loved my...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Hello Gail and Momma, I am so sorry to hear this...Wishing yall some great comfort in memories of Eddie, in your loss. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Carroll Santos - Mount Pleasant, SC


Edward "Eddie" Lee Garrett, Jr., 68, of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019. His funeral service will be held Friday, November 1, 2019 in Second Presbyterian Church Chapel (in Fellowship Hall), 342 Meeting Street at 11:00 am. Inurnment will follow in the churchyard. The family will receive friends after the service in the Fellowship Hall. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Eddie was born April 11, 1951 in Columbia, South Carolina, son of Patsy Smith Garrett and the late Edward Lee Garrett, Sr. He was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and served in the United States Navy. Eddie was a retired civilian employee for the Department of the Navy. All that knew him were aware of his infatuation with politics which began with his career, first in the White House, then the EOB and lastly the Pentagon in Washington, DC. An avid boat and fisherman always looking for the next outdoor adventure. Eddie loved his music and shared his favorites with so many. But more than anything he cherished his family and was always available to help when ever needed.

He is survived by his mother, Patsy S. Garrett of Charleston, SC; sister, Gail Clark (Phil) of Dallas, TX; nephew, Garrett Gilman (Caitlin); niece, Abilee Jones (Adam); and great niece, Charley Gilman.

Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.