Tommy Farris Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Tommy D. Farris

April 20, 1931 - September 9, 2013
Obituary

Funeral for Tommy D. Farris, 82, of Decatur will be Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with his son, Thomas Farris, officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Farris, who died Monday, September 9, 2013, at Morningside Assisted Living, was born April 20, 1931, in Guys, Tennesse, to Henry Lee Farris and Gertie Verona Farris. He was a member of Cedar Ridge Baptist Church. He was a retired millwright from 3M Company, Army veteran of the Korean War and well known athlete. His wife, Regina E. Farris, preceded him in death. ...
Funeral for Tommy D. Farris, 82, of Decatur will be Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel with his son, Thomas Farris, officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Farris, who died Monday, September 9, 2013, at Morningside Assisted Living, was born April 20, 1931, in Guys, Tennesse, to Henry Lee Farris and Gertie Verona Farris. He was a member of Cedar Ridge Baptist Church. He was a retired millwright from 3M Company, Army veteran of the Korean War and well known athlete. His wife, Regina E. Farris, preceded him in death.

Survivors include Four sons, Thomas Farris (Dixie), Sean Farris and Matthew D. Farris, Phillip Farris (Dana), all of Decatur; two daughters, Mary Farris and Sharon Paradise (Keith), both of Decatur; one sister, Betty Cox (Al) of Mississippi; and ten grandchildren, Paul Farris, Stephanie Blair, Farris Paradise, Ethan Paradise, Caitlin Farris, Jacob Farris, Kyle Lasch, Benjamin Farris, William Farris and Madison Farris.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Guest Book

The Guest Book for Tommy D. Farris is no longer available online.

If you would like to reopen this Guest Book allowing further messages from loved ones, click here.


More Obituaries

Decatur Daily
Tommy D. Farris Decatur Funeral for Tommy D. Farris, 82, of Decatur will be Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home...

Read obituary at Decatur Daily.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now