Todd Garrett, 50, of Creston & Afton areas died at his home in Afton. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Dow City Methodist Church in Dow City, Ia. Burial will be in the Dow City Cemetery. Memorials are to be established. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com.
Todd Larry Garrett was born November 26, 1965 in Denison, Ia. to Carlyn Jean Brown and Larry Rudolph Garrett. He graduated from Dow City-Arion High School in 1984 and later received his AA in Criminal Justice & Mortuary Science in Kansas City. Todd worked as Lake View Deputy Sheriff in Sac County and then went to work for AT&T Cable, both in Denison and Atlantic. He also received his CDL and drove over the road for Schnieder for a short time. After moving to Kansas City he became a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer, working in Overland Park Kansas. After moving to Afton he worked for Bunn-o-Matic as an assembly worker. He also worked for Roehl Transportation as a truck driver, where he drove for a short time when he lived in Cameron, Mo.; then drove a truck for Menards and Panama Transfer.
Survivors include his parents, Larry (wife Carlyn) Garrett of Dow City, Ia.; one son, Jacob Logan Garrett of Mt. Ayr, Ia., and his mother, Tami Kuehl of Mt. Ayr, Ia. and two brothers, Troy (wife Lisa) Garrett of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Thad Garrett of Dow City, Ia.