Robert C. Jarrett

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Robert C. Jarrett

August 30, 1935 - December 26, 2018

Robert C. Jarrett Robert C. Jarrett, 83, of Century Road, Danville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born Aug. 30, 1935, in Lewis Township, Northumberland County, he was a son of the late Fred H. and Cleora V. (Phillips) Jarrett. On Nov. 9, 1985, he married the former Joyce I. Winter and they celebrated 33 years of marriage.

Bob enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served his country honorably for 30 years, retiring as a Sgt. Major. During his service he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medals and several good conduct and expeditionary medals.

He was awarded the Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation Cross of Gallantry, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Rifle Expert Badge and Pistol Expert Badge.

Following his military retirement, he worked at EDS (Electronic Data Systems) for 10 years under Ross Perot. Later he returned to the rural Danville area where he was a Derry Township Supervisor.

He was a life member of the Millville American Legion Post and the Muffly Huff Post 4206, VFW, Turbotville.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Mitzi Holiman and Cindy D. Jarrett; four sons, Rickey D. Jarrett and his wife Editha, Tony Scott Jarrett and his wife Ann, Mickey D. Jarrett and his wife Kat C. Ward, and Rodney N. Jarrett; eight grandchildren, Amber (Dana) Hardurck, Ryan and Nikki Jarrett, Shelia and Tony Ward, Heather LeAnn, Jamie Leigh, and Nicholas Jarrett; a great-granddaughter, Alison Hardurck; step-sons, David R. McCollum and his wife Christine, Russell I. McCollum III and his wife Eileen; step-daughters, Nancy Quarles and Sue McCollum Hans and her husband Jim Hans; step-grandchildren, Shelly (Howie) Hack, Kressler Quarles, Karista and Tommy Hack and Colton McCollum; and his siblings, Earle F., Barbara A., Paul R., Cathleen E., and Charles C. Jarrett.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lowana Jarrett; and two brothers, William Edward and Richard C. Jarrett.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc, PC, 207 Broadway St., Turbotville, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. with Pastor Shawn McNett officiating.

Burial will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park with full military honors accorded by the Millville American Legion.

www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com
Published on December 28, 2018
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JW
Feb 19, 2019
Please accept my sincere condolonces. God promises that soon he will do away with his enemy, death (1 Corinthians 15:26) and return our loved ones back to us (John 5:28, 29). Till then, may the wonderful memories of Paul bring comfort to your heart and mind.
ED
Jan 06, 2019
Sincere condolences to family and friends of Robert. Please be reassured of Gods loving promise at Revelation 21:3 and 4 that very soon all the pain we experience from the loss of a loved one will very soon be done away.
Sparkey
Dec 31, 2018
My prayers go out to the family from my heart. Gonna miss you Sargent Major!💔
Lois Williams & Jeff Seidel
Dec 29, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss, our Prayers are with you and your family