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Drew W. McGarr, a resident of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, at the age of 78.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth Yvonne Milner McGarr; son, Keith (Nancy) McGarr; daughters Kim (Mike) Simpson, Kathy (Tom) Cooper; sisters, Kathryn Pattillo and Pat Taylor; grandchildren, Matthew McGarr, Mary McGarr,      Michelle Simpson, Kyle Cooper, Anna Cooper, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Tancy Evelyn McGarr and his father Drew Lonnie McGarr; his sisters, Clarice Ransom and Faye McGarr.

Drew served in the Army Reserve for seven years and attended Auburn University. He was born in Tallassee, Alabama, but moved several times throughout the years with his job in sales. However, his loyalty to Auburn never wavered.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Association / Tribute to Drew Wilford McGarr ( http://act.alz.org/site/TR?pxfid=466467&pg=fund&fr_id=1060 ).  A Celebration of Life will be held on May 19th at Janice Ransom’s home in Tallassee, Alabama.