Military veteran

Danny Lyle Garrett, 59, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at his home in Licking.

He was born March 27, 1954, in Licking, son of Lyle Robert Garrett and Bonnie Hinkelman. He and Starla Jeanne Backues were married April 10, 2010.

He served in the Army for six years. He was honorably discharged on January 25, 1977.

He loved going on road trips on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his wife, Starla, of the home; his mother and stepfather, Bonnie and Delbert Hinkelman; two sisters, Janice Shanks and Debbie Gaston of Licking; a brother, Bobby Garrett of Licking; a granddaughter; and many other family members and friends.

Services were Monday, Sept. 23, at Evans Funeral Home with Pastor David Barbee officiating. Burial with full military honors and the Patriot Guard was in Boone Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Danny Garrett Memorial Fund c/o Evans Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to

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