Bill (William) Garretson died in Fresno at the age of 90 on Oct. 13, 2013.
A Cedar Valley resident since 1978, Mr. Garretson was a retired foreman for Ford Motor Company, and also a retired worker for the Madera County Road Department.
His hobbies included snowmobiling, tinkering on his property and remodeling his home.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Marjorie; his brothers Herb, Larry and Rusty; and his sister Jerry.
Mr. Garretson is survived by his sons, Alan Kirby and Bill Jr.; daughters Gale Schroeder and Dawn Garretson; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A memorial service wil be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2013 at his home.