George Council Garrett


George Council Garrett, 100, of Johns Island passed away on Aug. 16, 2019, surrounded by his daughters.
A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Christ St. Pauls at 1 p.m., Chapel Road, Hollywood, S.C. 29449.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jesse "Mac" McGrady Jr. Scholarship Fund, MUSC Foundation, 18 Bee St., MUSC 450 Charleston, S.C. 29425.
George was born on Oct. 30, 1918, in Midland, Ga , son of the late Matilda and George Garrett. He received his bachelor's degree in engineering from Auburn University. He worked as the district manager of Carrier Air Conditioning for more than 40 years. He loved fishing, gardening, woodworking/furniture building, and spending time with his family.
George was predeceased by his beloved wife of more than 66 years, Hope Eason Garrett; his brother, Robert Young; sisters, Pauline Perkins and Virginia Ellis, and his son-in-law, Jesse "Mac" McGrady.
Survivors include his two daughters, Susie McGrady (the late Jesse "Mac" McGrady) of Yonges Island, Linda Kotrick (Kevin) of Milledgeville, Ga.; three grandchildren, Jesse Garrett McGrady of Yonges Island, Kevin Michael Kotrick of Atlanta, Ga., Kassie Hope Kotrick of Cumming, Ga.; several neices and nephews, and special family friends, Bobby and Carol Woodard of Sunset Beach, N.C. His daughters wish to express their deepest appreciation to the nurses and physicians of Bon Secour St. Francis Hospital, Neuro/Spine Unit. They also would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dayspring Assisted Living of Johns Island for their genuine care of their father.
Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial, 7475 Peppermill Pkwy, North Charleston, S.C., 29418.
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Yassi Marshall
Aug 27, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of George Council Garrett by Yassi Marshall.  Send flowers
David Garrett
Aug 20, 2019
Uncle George, I believe he wrote the book on how to be a southern gentleman. I've always admired the gentle, kind hearted way he carried himself and always had something positive to say. We absolutely loved our trips down south to vacation with your family, such good times and long lasting memories!

Loved his childhood stories and whenever he would say "Holy Mackerel!"

God bless you Susie and Linda and your families!
Love, David Garrett
Charlie Garrett
Aug 20, 2019
I will always have fond memories of Uncle George including his southern hospitality, story telling, and childhood visits. We spent fun family moments in Myrtle Beach, Fontana, and Charlotte. I feel blessed to have know him and his spirit and kindness continue on through Linda and Susie. God bless the Garrett family and it’s legacy.
Love, Charlie Garrett
Aug 20, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of George Council Garrett.  Send flowers
Adrienne Landers O’Shea
Aug 20, 2019
Mr. Garrett, he was like a second dad to me during my teenage and early years. Susie and I were best friends. I spent many nights in the Garrett’s home, as well as vacation places with them. George and Hope picked me up and took me to church on Sundays as well. They sponsored me for my confirmation. They were an important part of my wedding. They supported me and inspired my spiritual, physical, and emotional growth. My love for Susie and her family is deeply a part of my heart. This man led the lives of an incredible family, and I feel so honored to have been a small part of that!! Heaven’s new angel makes the stars (and rainbows) oh, so much brighter! 💗🌟🌈