Dan B. Farrar, Sr., age 96, died December 4, 2014.
Mr. Farrar was a native of Coffee Co, and was the son of the late Leland A. and Mary Butler Farrar.
Burial will be in Beechgrove Cemetery.
Mr. Farrar is survived by his wife of 68 years, Vivian Crowell Farrar; two sons, Dan B. Farrar, Jr and wife Bonnie of Atlanta, and Dr. Thomas Farrar and wife Elizabeth of Memphis; four grandchildren, Lauren Farrar, Allison Morgan and husband Ben, Erin Farrar, and Ryan Farrar; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Farrar was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. He was a 1936 graduate of Manchester High School, attended Falls Business College, Watkins Institute, and Nashville School of Law. He served in the US Army during World War II. While serving in the army he attended the US Army finance school at Wake Forest and also served in the Burma-India Theater. Mr. Farrar retired as a finance manager in the appliance division of General Electric following 37 years of service. He was a member of Gideons International and Beechgrove Masonic Lodge.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of services at 1:00 PM Monday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International or the building fund at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.
Woodfin Memorial Chapel of Murfreesboro, TN in charge of arrangements.