James M. Garnett Jr., “Jay”, age 42, of Orange, VA, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
Jay was an Insurance Agent for Farm Bureau Insurance Company. He was a graduate of Emory and Henry College; a member of Beta Lambda Zeta; a member of the Ruritans, and a member of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine Beasley Garnett of Orange, VA; three sons, James M. Garnett III, Carson B. Garnett, and Jackson T. Garnett; his parents, James M. and Catherine J. Garnett; a sister, Susanne Garnett Williams and husband, Jeffrey; two nephews, Ben Williams and Bryan Williams all of Charlotte C. H., VA; one aunt, Elizabeth J. Ward and husband, Don W. Ward and children, two uncles, Tate Jackson and wife, DeAnna Jackson and their son, Tom Garnett and wife, Bonnie Garnett and children.
A funeral service will be held at 2p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Bethlehem Presbyterian Church Charlotte Court House, VA, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Preddy Funeral Home in Orange, VA, on Friday, June 28, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m., and at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Flowers are welcomed, or contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is in charge of arrangements.