Mstr Sgt (ret) US Air Force. Preceded in death by his parents Walter & Emily (Palka) and infant son Paul Garrett and wife Carlene (Lawson). Paul went to be with his loving wife Carlene to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary in heaven. He leaves behind his daughter Victoria Wood (Dan), Son Adam, and grandsons Dylan, Nathan, Brandon, Austin, & Shawn and twin sister Elaine Stacy with many nieces, nephews, cousins & dear friends. 1968-1979 active duty, 1979-2004 civil service which included March AFB-303rd Air Rescue Squadron; AFPRO, Quality Assurance Specialist, Douglas Aircraft; Det. 16, Rockwell Int.; DCMA Santa Ana/Ontario Team Lead Aquisition Specialist. After his 2nd retirement he became part of the Stater Bros. Market family from 2009-13. His positive attitude and friendly nature will be sorely missed but we are all better in some way for knowing him. Paul would want us to celebrate life and make memories every day.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on June 24, 2014