Willie Garnett

Pontoon Beach | Friday, February 10 2023 |

Willie A. Garnett, 73, of Pontoon Beach, Illinois passed away at 12:43 a.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023, at his home.  He was born May 10, 1949, in Albuquerue, New Mexico, a son of the late Willie A. and Jeanne (Wernhoff) Garnett.  He had worked as a security guard for many years and enjoyed reading and watching movies.  The United States Army veteran proudly served his country during the Vietnam War.  He is survived by a daughter, Ann Harris of Pontoon Beach; a grandson, Lawrence Harris III of Pontoon Beach; two sisters, Anita Boon and Marcia Koleff; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.  In celebration of his life, a graveside service with full military honors will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.  You may meet the family around 1:15 p.m. at the Sylvan Springs family gathering lot which is located on Sheridan Road before the main entrance of the cemetery.  Irwin Chapel of Granite City in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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