Roger Garnett

Posted on: March 12th, 2017

Roger Garnett of Gold Hill, Colorado and Bisbee, Arizona passed away at home in Bisbee on Dec. 16, 2016.  He was born on August 21, 1932 at the family ranch on the Colorado/Kansas border.  He grew up in Holly, Colorado and received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Master of Music degree from the University of Colorado.  He was a kind man who enjoyed travel, cooking, wine and music.  He worked as a ranch hand, butcher, Porsche mechanic, middle school music teacher, voice teacher, choir director, restaurant manager at the Gold Hill Inn and in the wine business.   He lived for 30 years on the side of a mountain and off the grid, snowmobiling in and out in the winter.  A man of many skills.  Carol, his wife and friend of 43 years misses him everyday.