2009-10-01 / Obituaries

Som K. Garrett

Berkeley Springs, 57
Som Khouane John “Sammy” Garrett, 57, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Saturday, September 26, 2009, in Reading, Pa.

He was born November 1, 1951, in Bangkok, Thailand, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John John.

He was the youngest of three sisters and two brothers. When he was 10 years old, the late Ramon D. and Bette Garrett of Warfordsburg adopted him. He was employed for 28 1/2 years with Mellott Co. in Warfordsburg. His last 24 years were spent as a superintendent.

He enjoyed fishing and boating at Raystown Lake in Hesston, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Vilayphone (Don) Garrett and son Phoutakhone Raymon Garrett, as well as Don’s family in Woodbridge, Va. In addition to his wife and son, he leaves behind best friends, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellott, the Mellott family and his “adoptive” parents, Dick and Annie Laurie Ference of Apollo, Pa. Family and friends will sadly miss him.

The Mountcastle Funeral Home, 4143 Dale Blvd., Dale City, VA 22193, is handling funeral arrangements. Viewing will be on Saturday, October 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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