08-Robert Russell Garriott
Birth: 14 Dec 1892, Harristown, Macon Co, IL
Home: Oreana, Macon Co, IL
Death: 23 Jul 1974, Oreana, Macon Co, IL- age 81
Burial: Sharon Cemetery
Occupation: Rural Mail Carrier, SSN: 359-36-0654/IL
Father: John Robert Garriott
Marriage: 19 Aug 1914, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL
Spouse: Mabel Maude HANKS
Birth: 30 Aug 1891, Decatur, Macon Co, IL
Death: May 1983, Oreana, Macon Co, IL- age 91
Occupation: SSN: 330-32-5257/IL
Father: Seth Columbus Hanks (1859-1923)
Mother: Susan Frances Bradshaw (1857-1897)
CHILDREN: Robert and Mabel had three children:
09----HAZEL LUCILLE GARRIOTT [b. 19 Mar 1915, Harristown, Macon Co, IL; d. 11 Apr 1944, Oreana, Macon Co, IL- age 39], m. Richard Turpin PHILLIPS on 10 Mar ___;
09----VIRGIL CECIL "CECE" GARRIOTT [b. 15 Aug 1916, Harristown, Macon Co, IL; d. 20 Feb 1990, Riverside Co, CA- age 73, bur. 23 Feb 1990, Riverside National Cemetery], a Baseball Player, SSN: 258-07-9069/GA, m. Margaret Frances RENFROE [b. 23 Apr 1920, Columbus, Muscogee Co, GA; d. 20 Sep 1986, Nevada City, Nevada Co, CA- age 66, bur. 27 Sep 1986, Green Hills Cemetery], SSN: 564-52-0175/CA, daughter of John Thomas Renfro and Nellie Louise Willett on 19 Feb 1938, Seale, Russell Co, AL, divorced 1965, Orange Co, CA, had three children;
10----RONALD CECIL GARRIOTT [b. 23 Aug 1940, Macon, GA; d, 23 Mar 2018, Chula Cista, San Diego Co, CA- age 77, bur. Miramar National Cemetery], US ARMY-Viet Nam, m. KAREN ___;
10----BARBARA GARRIOTT; and
Virgil 2nd married Glennell LECKE NI. They were subsequently divorced;
Virgil 3rd married Doris ___. They divorced on 4 Mar 1986.
Virgil 4th married Virginia Von POST on 16 Sep 1987. This was Virginia's 2nd marriage. She first married William LUCKI in 1948, and divorced on 7 Feb 1983. Virginia and William had a child:
09----MAVELINE RUTH TESSIE GARRIOTT [b. 12 Dec 1918, Decatur, Macon Co, IL], m. Lawrence E LUCKENBILL [b. 15 Apr 1913; d. 26 Jul 1997, Argenta, Macon Co, IL, age: 84], SSN: 165-01-1517/PA on 16 May 1936, had four children:
10----LAWRENCE DON "LUKE" LUCKENBILL [b. 6 Apr 1937, Decatur, Macon Co, IL; d. 6 Sep 1997, Canon City, Fremont Co, CO- age 60, bur. Friends Creek Cemetery], member of Canon City Police Department, SSN: 342-30-7472/IL and US Air Force, Korean Way, Joyce TOMEY [b. 29 May 1937; d. 25 Apr 1999, Canon City, Fremont Co, CO, age: 61], SSN: 336-30-1932/IL on 11 Apr 1996, had five children:
10----RANDY LUCKENBILL, lived in Argenta, Macon Co, IL;
10----JOHN LUCKENBILL, lived in Argenta, Macon Co, IL; and
10----RICK LUCKENBILL, lived in Lakeland, Polk Co, FL.
Maveline 2nd married John RALPH.
1920 Harristown, Macon Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) Russell R Garriott 27, Laborer-Railroad Track; Mabel M Garriott 28; Lucile H Garriott 4-9/12; Cecil B Garriott 3-4/12; and Maveline T Garriott 1.
1930 Whitmore, Macon Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) Russell Garriott 37, Mail Carrier-US Mail w/ $1,00 RE; Mabel Garriott 38; Lucille Garriott 15; Cecil Garriott 13; and Maveline Garriott 11.
1940 Whitmore, Macon Co, IL census: has (all b. IL) Russell Garriot 48, Mail Carrier-Rural Route; Mabel Garriot 48; and Helen Jenkins 19 (Niece).
1936 BAPTISM: Margaret Renfroe was baptized at the Baptist Church in Columbus, Muscogee Co, GA in 1936.
1946 BASEBALL SEASON: Virgil Cecil Garriott made his major league baseball debut on 4 Sep 1946, at the age of 30, with the Chicago Cubs. He was a pitch hitter, batting left and throwing right. He was 5'-9", weighed 165#, was one of six players from Millikin University to play in the major leagues. He played one season.
1952 NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: GARRIOTT SIGNED TO BOSS TYREES. Victoria, BC, Dec 4, CP. Victoria Tyrees of Western International Baseball league have signed player-manager Cece Garriott for another season.
Business Manager Reg Patterson announced from Phoenix where both were attending meetings of National Association of Minor Leagues, that Garriott had signed a contract and will return to attempt to pilot Tyrees to their second straight Western International league title.
[The Oregonian, 5 Dec 1952]
1997 OBITUARY: Larry Don "Luke" Luckenbill, 60, of Canon City, died Sept. 6, 1997, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He most recently worked for the Canon City Police Department. His mother and stepfather, Maveline and John Ralph, live in Decatur and his father is deceased. Mr Luckenbill served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was an avid hunter, motorcyclist and outdoorsman.
[The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO]
2018 OBITUARY: Ronald C Garriott, age 77, died on Friday, March 23, 2018 at his home in Chula Vista, CA, surrounded by family. He was born in Macon, Georgia to Virgil and Margaret (Renfroe) Garriott. He was the oldest of 3 children. Ronald is preceded in death by his parents and stepdaughter Jennifer. At age 5, Ronald moved to Los Angeles, California with his family where his dad played baseball. He was the bat boy on his dad minor league team the Angels. He graduated from Gardenia High School. After high school the “racing bug” bit Ron. The father and son racing team finished in 21st position in 1959; and in 1960 "rocketed into 9th spot" in the California Jalopy Association Championship. He later joined the US Army. After completing basic training, he went on to complete Airborne training, where he enjoyed jumping out of perfectly good airplanes. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division where he proudly served. Ronald is survived by his wife of 38 years Karen, his daughter Margaret and his sisters Barbara Juneau and Linda Rhoutsong. Ronald will be remembered for his joy of life and his love for his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
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