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Harold Davis Garren

June 24, 1924 - February 17, 2018

Harold Davis Garren, 93, of Flat Rock passed away on February 17, 2018. He was born in Andrews, North Carolina to John Posey and Bessie Ensley Garren. He was also preceded in death by his three siblings, Daisy, Essie and Arnold.

Harold served 6 years in the US Navy and graduated from NC State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He achieved life member status in the National Society of Professional Engineers. Harold’s life was characterized by hard work, responsibility, faithfulness, and preparing for a rainy day, things he attributed to working on the farm during the great depression. His professional career included designing electrical systems for industries and hospitals. He worked for Six Associates of Asheville, NC and retired from his engineering career at the age of 74.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Doris Sybil Cunningham Garren; three children Davis Garren and his wife Elaine, Kenny Garren, Donna Garren Boyle and her husband Calvin; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Private services were held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to, Council on Aging for Henderson County, 105 King Creek Boulevard Hendersonville, NC 28792.

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