William Charles ‘Billy’ Garber
Jan. 22, 1995 - Aug. 31, 2018
William “Billy” Charles Garber, 23, Duncansville, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo., due to a motorcycle accident.
He was born in Altoona, son of Charles William and Anna (Roberts) Garber.
Along with his parents, surviving are a brother, Benjamin Ray Garber; the love of his life, Maggie Walkoe; his paternal grandmother, Suzanne Garber; his maternal grandparents: Denny and Darlene Roberts; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Charles W. Garber Sr.
Billy was a 2013 graduate of Central High School and a member of Hicks United Methodist Church, Duncansville. He had worked for both Heidelberg Country Club and RJ Glass Inc. before joining the U.S. Air Force in 2014. He was an air transportation journeyman and was the recipient of the Air Force Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Billy also served in the Peterson Air Force Base Honor Guard.
When he wasn’t working, Billy loved to spend time with his family and friends, doing things like fishing, listening to loud music or riding motorcycles.
Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at Hicks United Methodist Church, Duncansville, the Rev. Rich Morris officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held afterward at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors Inc., 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.