Hurricane, Utah- William Jay Garrett, 57, passed away October 12th, 2017 at 12:30 AM after a valiant battle with lymphoma. At the end he was peaceful and surrounded by his family.
Jay was born September 1, 1960 in Van Nuys, California to William Harrison and Alice Andersen Garrett. Jay married his wife Wendy on August 4th, 1984 in the St. George, Utah LDS temple.
Jay grew up in Reseda, California before serving an LDS mission in Calgary, Canada. He then went to school at BYU in Provo, Utah where he met his wife, Wendy. They lived in northern Utah and southern California before settling in Southern Utah where Jay founded Garrett Custom Cabinets in 1992.
Jay loved the outdoors, especially fishing which he grew up doing with his father. He loved being involved with the boy scouts, and shared his love of the outdoors with many young men in his community. Jay loved to read books, especially a good science fiction or fantasy story, and enjoyed watching films with his family.
Jay is survived by his wife, Wendy of Hurricane, UT, his children William Jesse (Jessi)Garrett ,Hurricane and Joshua Wilson(Caitlin)Garrett, West Valley City, granddaughter Evelyn, siblings Linda (Lou) Dezarn, Hurricane, Daniel (Karen) Garrett, Scottsdale, AZ, Mark (Rebecca) Garrett, Hurricane, Connie Arnold, Hurricane and Iva Garrett, St. George, UT. He is preceded in death by his father and mother.
Funeral services will be Monday, October 16 at 11:00 am at the Hurricane West Stake Center, 272 South 700 West Hurricane. Friends may call Sunday, October 15, from 6:00-7:30pm or Monday, October 16, from 9:00-10:30 am at the Hurricane west Stake Center. Interment will take place in the Hurricane City cemetery.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Hughes Mortuary, 1037 East 700 South, St. George, Ut.