A Ridgefield resident throughout his childhood, high school and college years, James A. Garvey was killed Nov. 23 when struck by a car in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 24. He is the son of William Garvey and Tamara Eberlein of Florida Hill Road.
At the time of his death, James was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He had recently returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan where he served as an AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot in combat, flew as a maintenance test pilot, and headed a helicopter maintenance platoon. He was based at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, and lived in Nashville.