David James was laid to rest September 5, 2015, in Morton Cemetery in Richmond, TX.
A Celebration of Life will be held for David James Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 3:00 p.m.-Dark at the Corlett-Garrett family home in Mobile, AL. There will be a Sky Lantern Ceremony at dark. All family and friends are invited.
David James Garrett Jr., age 19, died Saturday, August 29, 2015, in a motorcycle accident in Palmer, TX. He was born on January 2, 1996, in Tomball, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, David James Garrett Sr. and maternal grandfather, Ray Clodfelter. He is survived by his mother, Kellie Ann Bretz and step-father, George Bretz; sisters, Lauren Bretz-Hampton (Cedric), Cara, Savannah and Shiloh Bretz; brothers, Chase Garrett and Troy and Wyatt Bretz; grandmothers, Shirley Corlett-Garrett and Sandy Clodfelter; paternal grandfather, James Garrett; paternal great grandparents, Marcell and Mary Corlett and Sara Garrett; niece, Kadence Hampton and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many close family friends.
David James spent summers in Mobile, AL. with his father, and in 2012, he moved from Texas to Alabama where he completed high school. He enjoyed tinkering on old trucks, playing video games and spending time with his bulldog, Tiger. Recently he had returned to Texas to attend Lincoln Technical College for welding and was at the top of his class. He had started work at Time Warner Cable on August 24, 2015. He was very excited about school and work and had a very bright future ahead of him. David James will be greatly missed by his family and friends and will live on in our hearts always.