Lance T. Garrett

February 22, 1972 - January 15, 2019

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Thursday, January 17, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel

Friday, January 18, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Friday, January 18, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Lance T. Garrett, 46, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Wolcottville died Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at his residence.

He was born February 22, 1972, in Muncie to Frankie Leon and Mary (Billingsley) Garrett. His mother survives in Wolcottville.

On November 17, 1995, in Lafayette he married Patricia H. Garay. She survives in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Garrett was a musician for over 30 years. He played guitar with several bands and performed solo projects during his career as a musician. He also taught music to many throughout the years. While living in Wolcottville, Lance was a member of the Johnson Township Fire Department.

Lance enjoyed exploring, traveling, wildlife, socializing, and cooking. Being an avid concert-goer, he organized music events and supported the arts.

Also surviving are a daughter, Marina Garrett of Fort Wayne; a son and his fiancé, Lantz Garrett and Kailee Swogger of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Aven Swogger and Rylee Jean Garrett; and a brother, Rob Garrett of Ocoee, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frankie Garrett; and a sister-in-law, Sandra Garrett.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 18, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville.

Calling is Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to the Johnson Township Fire Department.

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Bobby Boggs
January 29th, 2019 12:33am

Rest is peace brother

Paula Hicks-Brenay
January 22nd, 2019 6:51pm
Columbia city, IN

You will be missed by all the lives you have touched my friend...

Karey Reade Gayheart
January 18th, 2019 2:09pm
Leonidas mi

I love you my friend and you'll will be greatly missed. Soar high. RIP

Trisha (Honaker) Lalancette
January 17th, 2019 5:50am
Wolcottville, IN

To All of Lance’s Loved Ones, Please accept my sincere condolences.

Mark Whited
January 16th, 2019 10:37pm

Mary, Rob and family, Sorry for your loss. Lance and the Garretts have a place in my heart.

Chris Hughes
January 16th, 2019 6:38pm
South Carolina

Lance was a fun-loving guy with a kind heart. I’m so sorry for his passing.

Julie Stacy Rodriguez
January 16th, 2019 5:14pm

Fly high ole buddy

Ed Evans
January 16th, 2019 7:43am
Wichita Kansas

Lance was a good man and made the World a brighter place! I'm so sorry for your loss.

Rowyn Kaminski Arnold
January 15th, 2019 10:01pm
Northern CA

Lance lived life in a big way. Steve and Mary have great memories with him that they have shared. My heart goes out to Trish and his kids.. Way too soon to lose him. Sending love.

Mindy miller
January 15th, 2019 8:54pm

Loved Lances Biggg Hugs❤️ And warm welcome always, you will be missed brother, R.I.P. Love you

Jennifer Nichols
January 15th, 2019 7:53pm

Prayers for the family. We are all grieving with you. You are and will be forever in my heart Lance.

Larry Braid
January 15th, 2019 7:02pm

So sorry for your loss. He will live on in our minds and in our hearts.

Mike Schneider
January 15th, 2019 6:51pm

Sorry to hear of his passing.

Preston Plew and family
January 15th, 2019 6:34pm

Condolences to the family. Sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed.