William Russel (Bill) Garvin Jr.

William Russel (Bill) Garvin Jr. passed in peace Saturday May 12 2018 at the age of 94 preceded in death by his wife Rachael Garvin. Bill was loving father to Gary Garvin and Gayle Pond, proud grandfather to James Pond and Ian Garvin and proudest great grandfather to Alexis Pond. Bill was the oldest of six siblings, proceeded in death by sister Helen Danielson, and brother Frank Garvin, and survived by brothers Edward (Spook), Ralph, and Jerry Garvin. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, “adopted” children, grandchildren and friends. Bill will be fondly remembered by family and friends as an Island boy, as the trusted milk man, distinguished owner and boat captain of the Gallant Lady, devoted Christian church member, accomplished wood worker, proud patriot and decorated Army veteran. A memorial service will be held at the Vashon Methodist Church at 1pm, Saturday, 6/2/2018. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to: Vashon Methodist Church, Island food bank or Vashon historical museum. He may be gone from our sight but he will live forever in the hearts and memories of those who were blessed to be in his life.

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