Johnny Surfine Garretson

Published 1:31 pm Friday, February 4, 2022

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Johnny Surfine Garretson, 76, of Advance, NC, entered his heavenly home on Jan. 15, 2022.
Johnny was born on March 13, 1945, in Raleigh, W.Va. 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 18 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., and 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; 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and one special nephew, Ricky Garretson of Virginia. All will miss him very much.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Crosslife Church of God in memory of Johnny.
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.