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.