Richard L Garrison

October 6, 1941 ~ April 20, 2022 (age 80)


Richard L. Garrison, 80, passed away at Allenmore Hospital on April 20, 2022.  He was born October 6, 1941.  He attended Holy Rosary School and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1959.  After graduating he joined the U.S. Army and served for 3 years.  He worked at the Boeing Renton plant moved on to Tacoma Boatbuilding and retired from Todd Shipyards in Seattle.

He is survived by his wife Joanna M. (Moe) and his three children Deborah Macias, Michael Garrison and Sandra Martin as well as five grandchildren Nicole and Garrett Macias, Samantha and Ashley Martin and Aaron Garrison. 

He is also survived by his sister Janet Musselman and a niece, Terryl and two nephews, Brian and David. 

A viewing and Rosary will be held Wednesday April 27, 2022 at 7pm at Gaffney Funeral Home.  A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church at 72nd and Park Avenue on Thursday April 28th at 11:00 am preceding the burial at Calvary Cemetery.  Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home, 253-572-6003.

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April 27, 2022

7:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gaffney Funeral Home
1002 S. Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405

Funeral Mass
April 28, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church (Park Avenue, Calvary Cemetery)

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