Cecil W. Gartin
Apr 13, 1927 – Dec 22, 2014
Cecil Wesley Gartin peacefully went to join his Lord on Monday December 22nd 2014. Cecil was born in
Chariton Iowa on April 13th 1927 to Millard Sylvester Gartin and Ruth Jane (Clark) Gartin and was the youngest of four children, three boys and one girl. He is survived by his wife Reva; three sons, Marc, Brad and Wayne; and two daughters Teresa and Ruth; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Cecil was a WWII Veteran, serving in the US Navy; an electrical contractor, starting his own business C&R Electric in 1958, which is still, ran and employed by his three sons, whom he passed his trade onto. He was a member of the Royal Arch Masonic Lodge, the Shiners’ and Alki Masonic Lodge #152, which he also served as Master.
He was an outgoing, friendly man who would go out of his way to help others. He was a dedicated friend and neighbor, giving of his time and resources to help anyone in need. Out of all of his accomplishments, Cecil’s greatest pride was his family. He loved his wife, children, son and daughters’ in-laws, grandchildren and great grandchildren more than anything in the world.
A memorial service will be held at West Seattle Christian Church on Saturday January 24th 2015 at 2:00pm to celebrate a life well lived and pleasing to God.
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