William (Bill) Richard Garton, 79, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, passed away April 29, 2017, at Stella Maris in Timonium, Maryland.
Bill was born in Jane Lew, West Virginia. He was born the son of the late Brent Orville Garton and Iris Maude Garton (Wymer).
Bill was a beloved husband of Dorothy L Garton, to whom he was married for 54 happy years. They were married on December 10, 1957, in Jane Lew. They moved to Baltimore, Maryland in 1962.
Bill was a loving father of three daughters: Cathy Milam of Baltimore Maryland, Joyce Forster (husband: Bill) of Red Lion, Pennsylvania, and Billie Jo Coburn (husband: Ronald) of York Pennsylvania.
Bill was a Loving Papaw to six grandchildren: Christina Milam, William Milam, Ronald Coburn, Cassandra Forster, Jeremy Coburn and Ashley Forster.
Bill was a Loving Papaw to six great-grandchildren: Riley Mowery, Abigail Milam, Madalyn Forster, Bryan Coburn, Brady Coburn, and Finnegan Milam.
Bill is also survived by three brothers and one sister: Jack Garton of Jane Lew, Rudy Garton (wife Betty) of Sandusky Ohio, Eddie Garton (wife Doris) of Sandusky Ohio, Helen Jett, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters: Bob Garton of Weston, Wanda Powers of Kentucky, Jimmy Garton of Sandusky Ohio, Ronnie Garton of Jane Lew, Pat Garton of Jane Lew, Diane Garton of West Virginia, Neal Greaver of Jane Lew, Lala Flescher of Jane Lew, and Barb Lilly of Florida.