Garnet Bandy, 73

Garnet Bandy, 73 of Tazewell, VA passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 at his residence. Garnet was born January 08, 1948 to the late William Bandy and Ella Jones Bandy left this life behind to rest in peace with the Lord. Garnet was a veteran, worked Radford Arsenal, Ingersoll Rand. Before becoming very ill, he stood side by side with his wife in her business, Bandys Produce Market, Adria, VA. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Collins Bandy, two daughters, Crystal Simmons (Billy) of Bristol, VA and Shellie Reynolds (Gene) of North Tazewell, VA; grandson, Vincent Simmons of Bristol, TN, Eugene Reynolds and Tara Reynolds of Bristol, TN; two beautiful great-granddaughters, Lilliona and Olivia Reynolds. Also survived by one brother, Garland Bandy (Rita) of Bandy, VA. Those wishing to attend the committal service in honor of Mr. Bandy are asked to meet at Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, VA at 1PM Wednesday, July 21, 2021 with Brother Johnny Cooper officiating. Pallbearers are Doug Frazier, Tommy Frazier, Arron Beavers, Richard Smith, Freddie Smith & Vincent Simmons.


  1. Carolyn Baldwin Phles says

    To Thelma, Shell Bell, Crystal and family I am so sorry to hear of Garnet’s passing. Praying for comfort for you all. Love you

    • Wayne and Jackie Mullins says

      Thelma, Wayne and I both are so sorry.We are prayingg for you.May God Bless and comfort you.We love you.

  2. Norma Jewell Richardson says

    My deepest sympathy Shellie, Gene and entire family. May God keep each wrapped in his tender loving care, giving each the love and care needed. IF I can be of help , please let me know .

  3. Connie Osborne says

    Thelma, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, Garnet. You are in my prayers sweet friend.

  4. Irma Mitchell says

    So sorry Thelma to hear about Garnet.
    May God’s arm be around you during this sad time.
    Irma and Les

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