James Truett Garrett, 79, of Houston, died Aug. 5, 2013.
Private funeral services will be held at a later date.
Garrett was born Sept. 17, 1933, in Houston, the son of James A. Garrett and Gloria E. Ashorn Garrett.
He was a retired attorney.
Survivors include his siblings, Evelyn Wright of Emmityville, Calif.; Eloise McGinnis of Fredericksburg; Frances Connell of New York, N.Y., and Daniel Garrett of Silver Spring, Md.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, David George Garrett, John Stephen Garrett and Louise Marie Riggs.
Memorials may be made in his memory to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the Lone Star Legal Aid, 1415 Fannin Street, 3rd Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.
Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.