Michael E. “Mike” Garletts, 63, of Hinton went home to be with the Lord Sunday, June 12, 2022 at his home following a long illness.
Born April 29, 1959 at Morgantown he was a son of Russell Ernest and Elettra Ann Dafonzo Garletts of Morgantown.
Mike was a member of Martha’s Chapel. He was a heavy equipment operator and heavy equipment truck driver for several years. Mike enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, bird watching and picnics. He loved his family dearly.
Mike was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Rose and Ernest Garletts; maternal grandparents, Mike and Mable Dafonzo and one nephew, James Cody Jeffreys.
Besides his parents, those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 21 ½ years, Rebecca J. Bennett Garletts; two sons, Adam Marcum and Christopher Marcum and wife Stephanie; grandchildren, Xavier Meadows, Aerionna Meadows, Scarlett Haberer, Addison Marcum, Lilith Marcum, Ember Marcum and James Michael Marcum and a very special +3; two brothers, Keith Garletts and Ed Garletts; one sister, Debbie Jefferys and husband Roger; two nieces, Chasity Garletts and Missy Nairn; five nephews, Roger Lee Jefferys, Benjiman Jefferys, Michael Bennett, Josh Canterbury and Nick Canterbury and in-laws, Nancy B. Bennett, Mike E. Rule, P.J. Bennett and Terri Tefft, Robin and Cameron Anderson, Jesse Patterson III and Stephanie Hale.
At his request his body has been cremated and there will be no services.