Edward E. “Ed” Garrett, age 69, of Columbia City, passed away at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

He was born June 27, 1949, in Fairfield, Ill., to Mason “Tony” and A. Maxine Robertson Garrett. He was a Columbia City resident since 1990 and a former Warsaw resident.

Ed faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 1975.

On Sept. 17, 1988, in Warsaw, he was united in marriage to Beverly Clements.

He was formerly employed as computer programmer by R.R. Donnelley & Sons of Warsaw and Essex Group Inc. of Fort Wayne.

He was Purdue University graduate, 1981, with a B.S. in computer science. Furthermore, he was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 98, Columbia City.

Survivors include his wife, Bev Garrett, of Columbia City; daughters, Stephanie (spouse Jim) McDairmant of Warsaw and Jennifer (spouse Justin) Smith of Fort Wayne; and grandchildren: Darby and Andon McDairmant, Olivia Kessler and Wyatt Smith.

He was preceded by a sister, Pat Garrett.

Visitation hours are scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. Interment will be private in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

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Memorials to Whitley County Humane Society, 951 S. Line St., Columbia City, IN 46725.

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