PITTSFIELD – John R. Garnett, 66, died Dec. 29, 2006, after a brief illness. He was born Sept. 29, 1940, in Middleborough, Mass., a son of Norman and Daisy (Lee) Garnett. He owned and operated John Garnett Trucking, Inc., and was involved in the trucking industry for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Linda of Pittsfield; a son, Lewis Jackson of Yuba City, Calif.; two daughters, Cindy Garnett of Berwick, Nova Scotia and Becky Garnett of Pittsfield; two brothers, Leslie “Sonny” and wife, Doris Garnett, of Kingston, Nova Scotia, Charlie and wife, Joan Garnett, of Carver, Mass.; four sisters, Ilene “Honey” Costa of Barbados, Mona Pearl and husband, Lorie “Junior” Lutz, of Margaretsville, Nova Scotia, Thelma Mackey of Anchorage, Alaska, Janette and husband, Nick Dyksterhuis, of Kingston, Nova Scotia; one granddaughter, Jade Garnett-Saunders; a grandson, John Lee Garnett-Saunders; a great-grandson, Jamal Garnett-Saunders; a special brother-in-law, Fred Lutz of Puslinch, Ontario. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at the funeral home, with Pastor Al H. Worden officiating. Spring interment will be private. Those who wish may sign an online guest book at www.CrosbyNeal.com