Wayne D Starrett


Wayne D. Starrett, 75, passed away at his home, November 19, 2017.

Born March 28, 1942, in Hart County, he was the son of the late Obie B. and Emma Frances Hayes Starrett.   He was the brother of the late Herbert Starrett, Elizabeth Skelton, Margie Veal, Virginia Taylor, Brenda Brooks, Hazel Bond, and Faye Meadows and Jo Ann Lattimore.  He was a well known contractor and home builder and owned and operated Starrett’s Carpentry Service, Inc. He was the president of the Sandy Cross Recreation and Community Center Association.  He was a member of the Carnesville Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Laverne Phillips Starrett;  three sons, Rodney Starrett, Kings Mountain, NC, Randy Starrett, Monroe, GA, and Russell Starrett,  Lavonia, GA; stepchildren, Angela Morrison, and Don Hendrix, both of Sandy Cross; five grandchildren; one brother, Billy Starrett,  Red Hill; three sisters,  Mae White, Hartwell, Frances Chambers, Dallas GA, and Linda Thomason, Royston, GA.

Services will be Wednesday afternoon at 2pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gettis Allen.  Interment will be in the Phillips-Starrett family cemetery.

The body is at the funeral home.  The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 1pm Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home until the funeral hour.


  1. Laverne and Family,

    I was deeply saddened to see this obituary and had no idea Wayne had passed until today. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  2. So sorry for your loss. I thought a lot Wayne. He was a great guy and he will be missed.

  3. So sorry for your lost. Wish I knew something to say that would bring comfort, just know we are praying.

  4. Starrett Family, please except my condolences on your loss.

  5. Teresa Segars Mitchell
    November 21, 2017 - 10:54 am

    I am so sorry about Wayne, I enjoyed talking with him through the years,he and Billy would come to daddy’s carlot often together.
    Praying for the family.

  6. Dan and I are so sorry to hear about your lost, We will be praying for you We though the world of Wayne.

  7. So sorry to learn of your sorrow. May God bless each of you and give you the comfort and strength you need during this time of sorrow and for the days ahead.

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