Roy L. Branstetter, 89, of Deer Harbor, Washington died Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at his home. He was born on February 12, 1923 in Bridger, Montana, the son of Irvin and Ruby (Bequette) Branstetter.
Roy served as a Merchant Marine during World War II and worked many years as a carpenter and contractor. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, crabbing, and playing cards with his neighbors.
Roy will be forever loved and missed by his son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Sheryl Branstetter; daughter and son-in-law, Merilee and Jim Meyer; granddaughter, Julie Meyer; his nieces; and all the many members of his extended family on Orcas Island and elsewhere.
Roy was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; twin brother, Ray; and his sister, Florence.
In accordance with Roy’s wishes, memorials may be made to:
3001 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
Hospice of the Northwest
819 South 13th Street
Mount Vernon, WA, 98274.
A celebration of his life will be held later in the summer. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands.
To share memories of Roy, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.