Johnny Surfine Garretson, 76, of Advance, NC, entered his heavenly home on January 15, 2022.
Johnny was born on March 13, 1945, in Raleigh, WV. He was the son of the late William Floyd Garretson and Leah Lorraine (Hooper) Garretson. In addition to his parents, Johnny was preceded in death by his one and only sunshine, Margaret Rebecca Garretson and his eighteen brothers and sisters.
In life, Johnny attended West Virginia schools. He later went on to work for Lexington Furniture as a sander for several years before retiring. He met and married the love of his life, Margaret, with their union they had four beautiful children. Johnny was a Christian man and was a member of Crosslife Church of God. Some of his favorite things to do were fishing, working on things, spending time with his grandchildren and children, his family was his life.
Johnny leaves behind to cherish his memory; sons, Donnie Randall Garretson of Norfolk, VA, Curtis Dale Garretson (Melinda Diane) of Mocksville, daughters, Rebecca Lynn Thomas of Advance, Dusky Lorraine Browning (Bobby) of Oklahoma and Cherise Thomas Garretson of Mocksville, thirteen grandchildren, thirty-six great grandchildren, and one special nephew, Ricky Garretson of Virginia, all will miss him very much.
A visitation for Johnny will be held on Saturday, January 22, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Crosslife Church of God. Following visitation at 2:00 pm, a funeral service will take place also at Crosslife Church of God. Pastor Daniel Gamble will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Crosslife Church of God in memory of Johnny.
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