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Tom Garnett

Date of Death: 06-18-2022
Funeral Service : 06-18-2022

Tom Garnett

Thomas Leon Garnett, 83, of Smithville, MO passed away June 18, 2022.

He was born on July 3, 1938, to Denzel and Ruby Pauline (Butler) Garnett in Moberly, MO. In 1957, Tom graduated from Smithville High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957-1962 during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he lived in Smithville where he made his home. 

Tom retired from Colgate Palmolive in Kansas City, KS after 30 years of service. He loved fishing, working on cars, tinkering around the house and his dachshunds. Most of all Tom loved spending time with his family, especially his great-grandchildren. 

 He is survived by his daughters Debra S. Garnett and Lori Garnett Kerr; grandchildren Megan (Mitchell) Falls, Mallory (Will) Stewart, Whitney (Nathan) Hamilton, Austin (Ashlynd) Jones and Jennifer Jones; great-grandchildren Everlee, Ruby, Waylon, Rhett, and Huxley.

Per Tom’s wishes, there will be no services at this time.