Paul D. Garretson Sr., age 90, of Huntington, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 7:27 am at Millers Merry Manor, Huntington. He served in the US Army, worked at Schacht Rubber and then HK Porter-Friction Material, was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, and was an avid bowler.
Paul was born December 14, 1929, in Huntington, a son of Clarence Fremont and Mary Elizabeth (Lawrie) Garretson. He is survived by a son Paul Garretson Jr. of Huntington, 3 step-sons Lester Little, Ernie Little and Harson Little all of Florida, 2 step -daughters Lois Little of Huntington and Karen Little of Bluffton, 1 grandson Paul Garretson III, 2 step-grandchildren, and 8 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son DeWayne, brothers William Garretson, Jack Garretson, Robert Garretson, Clarence Garretson and Willard Garretson, sisters Helen Griffith Ruby Landfert, Patricia Herrick, and Marjorie Cole and infant siblings Richard Garretson, Bertha Garretson and Roy Garretson.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March12, from10:00 am to12:00 noon at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel preceding the 1:00 pm graveside service at Marion National Cemetery, Marion. Huntington VFW Post #2689 will provide military graveside honors.
Preferred memorials are to American Cancer Society, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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