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William W. "Bill" Farris

MARION, VA & FLEETWOOD, N.C.

WILLIAM W. "BILL" FARRIS, SR., age 90, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Ashe Memorial Hospital, Jefferson, N.C.

Mr. Bill was a proud and loving husband, father, papaw and friend. He loved his family. Mr. Farris loved God and his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bill was a member of Wassum Valley Baptist Church, and in his later years attended Bald Mountain Baptist Church in Fleetwood, N.C. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War. He could do and fix just about anything. Bill worked for Lincoln Builders, Appalachian Manufacturing and Virginia House. He made many friends and leaves behind fond and special memories with the folks who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 53 years, Eileen Mae Tuell Farris; parents, William Grant and Ada Blanche Farris; son-in-law, Vincent Paschal; brother, Charles Farris; sisters, Alice Debord, Virginia Farris and Mabel Wagoner.

Bill is survived by his daughters, Phyllis Paschal of Marion, Va., Teresa Brown and husband, Doug of Fleetwood, N.C.; sons, William W. "Buddy" Farris, Jr. and wife, Donna of Harrisonburg, Va., Mark Farris and wife, Dorothy of Atkins, Va.; brothers, Walter Eugene Farris and wife, Edith of Belmont, Miss., and Earl Farris and wife, Nancy of Kingsport, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Wassum Valley Cemetery, Marion, Va. with Military Rites conducted by the U.S. Army Honor Guard.

To share memories of William W. "Bill" Farris, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Bill's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.


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Heaven's gain, may each of you because of this time of the season resurrection we ALL are alive in Christ. Separation for now but resurrection coming very soon for ALL of God's children. In God's Amazing Love John and Debbie Blevins

Debbie Blevins Apr 9 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Farris

Debbie Blevins Apr 9 2020 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to Phyllis, her siblings & all the family. We do not remember meeting your dad but heard much about him. He WAS a wonderful & loving person to his family & others. It is so wonderful to go be with God with an outstanding record. He will also be reunited with Eileen. Love & prayers to each of you. Carl & Alma Jean Pennington

Carl & Alma Jean Pennington7NDyr Apr 8 2020 12:00 AM

I love you Uncle Bill. My heart hurts for the loss of you but glad you are now in heaven. We will all miss you here. I love your family and will always be here for them. Praying for comfort to Phyllis, Buddy,Mark,Teressa and families. Love you all. LaQuita

LaQuita Bray Apr 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Farris

LaQuita Bray Apr 7 2020 12:00 AM

Martin Blevins Apr 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Farris

Martin Blevins Apr 6 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Praying for your family. Uncle Bill you will be missed.

Donna Goodpasture Apr 6 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William "Bill" Farris

Donna Goodpasture Apr 6 2020 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God gained another angel in heaven. Bill was a wonderful and loving man. To all of his loved ones may God wrap his arms around you all at this time. God bless everyone of you!

Sally Wagoner Apr 6 2020 12:00 AM

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