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Dr. Timothy Harris Garrett

August 18, 1956 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 64)


Dr. Timothy Harris Garrett, 64, of Oconee County, GA, passed from natural causes on April 26, 2021.

Born on August 18th, 1956, he was the son of L.G. Garrett Jr. and Melba Cooper Garrett of Oconee County.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Reneé Repass Garrett of Athens; his son Clay Garrett of Statham; his son and daughter-in-law Chase and Caroline Garrett of Raleigh, NC; and his daughter Libby Grace Garrett of Statham.

Tim graduated from Oconee County High School in 1974. He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Agronomy & Soil Sciences. He then attended and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia’s Physician’s Assistant School in 1986 before returning and graduating from the Medical College of Georgia’s School of Dentistry in 1991. Tim practiced dentistry in Athens for 29 years.

Tim was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, often traveling the world to pursue his passions. He loved traveling with his family and reading classic literature.

The family will receive friends on Saturday May 1, from 4-6 PM at Lord & Stephens, West in Watkinsville. Tim will be laid to rest at Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery on Sunday, May 2 at 1 PM, with Pastor Larry Davison officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethabara Baptist Church at

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville is in charge of arrangements.

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May 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Graveside Service
May 2, 2021

1:00 PM
Bethabara Baptist Church Cemetery
4651 Monroe Hwy
Statham, GA 30666

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