Robert Lee Garrett, 75, Bethlehem Steel foreman

August 21, 2005

Robert Lee Garrett, a retired foreman at Bethlehem Steel Corp., died of cancer Tuesday at Northwest Hospital Center. The Lochearn resident was 75.

Born and raised in McClellanville, S.C., Mr. Garrett served in the Army as a radar operator in the early 1950s. After his discharge, he moved to Baltimore for a steel company job in Sparrows Point. He retired in 1985.

Services are at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Falls Road African Methodist Episcopal Church, 2145 Pine Ave., Hebbville.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, the former Ruby E. Tobias, a retired Baltimore city schoolteacher; and a brother, James Garrett of New York.

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