Michael L. 'Mike' Garretson

Michael L. “Mike” Garretson, 61, of Roanoke, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

Mr. Garretson had worked at Friction Materials, formerly H.K. Porter, for 24 years, and later worked at Wayne Metals.

He was born May 24, 1956, in Huntington to Clarence Roger and Billie Jean Carter Garretson. He married Rhonda Harker on July 4, 1989, in Jamestown, TN, and she survives.

Additional survivors include four daughters, Rachel (Kurt) Bender, of Melbourne, FL; Tera Garretson, of Roanoke; Sarah (Lucas) Martin Shake, of Auburn; and Jennifer (Tommy Mayo) Martin Smith; a son, Richard (Lavon) Martin, of Middletown; a sister, Raven Collins, of Huntington; and 15 grandchildren, Miranda Garretson-Mayo, Lauren Bender, Michael Bender, Aiden Roughley, Katelynn Caley, Emmeleigh Shake, Liam Shake, Shiann Smith, Lelia Martin, McKenzie Martin, Braeden Mayo, Journey Mayo, Jaiden Mayo, Chase Mayo and Corey Mayo.

Calling is Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel.

Gifts to the family may be made in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at www.dealricefuneralhomes.com.