Obituary of Gordon Jarratt
Gordon Scarborough Jarratt, 61, of Oak Hill, VA passed away on January 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family, following a short, but courageous battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor. Gordon grew up in Richmond, VA and graduated from St. Christopher’s School and Virginia Tech with a BS in Business Management and a MBA in Finance.
Gordon served the citizens of Fairfax County as a Director of Information Technology for the past 22 years. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized his distinguished public career by proclaiming December 1, 2017 “Gordon Jarratt Day”.
For the past 25 years, Gordon served on the Board of Directors for the Bank of Southside Virginia in Carson, VA, and chaired its Audit Committee. He was president and a board member of his local homeowner’s association for nearly 20 years. Gordon was a member of Floris United Methodist Church, was a devoted father and husband, and loved spending time with his family, traveling, boating on Lake Anna, and especially riding his Harley Davidson.
Gordon was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Page Scarborough Jarratt. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Jarratt; his daughter, Jessica Jarratt; his father, Frederick Jarratt; his brother, Benjamin Jarratt II and his wife, Mary; his sister, Helen Sue Agee and her husband, Charlie; nephews, Marshall Agee and his wife, Caroline; Tyler Agee and his wife, Lauren; Colin Jarratt and Patrick Quinn; nieces, Brigid Quinn and Caitlin Quinn; and his great-nephew, Beckett Agee.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, February 2 at Floris United Methodist Church (FUMC), 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon, VA.
A “Service to Celebrate Gordon’s Life” will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, also at Floris United Methodist Church.
Tributes can be posted at Adamsgreen.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in “Memory of Gordon S. Jarratt” to either:
The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710. https://tischbraintumorcenter.duke.edu
Flint Hill School, 3320 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA 22124. www.flinthill.org