Obit: Raymond Farley

Obit: Raymond Farley

August 28th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

DUNLAP Raymond "Buck" Farley, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012.He was a member of Ewtonville Baptist Church where he volunteered on several mission trips. He established Farley Plumbing in 1954 and later opened Farleys Ace Hardware in Dunlap in 1974. His involvements in the community included the Dunlap Lions Club and Gideons International. He also served as president of Chattanooga Racing Pigeon Club as well as the Southern Racing Pigeon Club.He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Bertha Farley and seven siblings.He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Willa Dean Farley; daughters, Pamela (Larry) Graham and Vicky (Earl) Johnson; son, Raymond (Kelly) Farley; five grandchildren, Stephanie Tate, Nicholas Graham, Logan, Mason and Jordan Farley; sister, Geneva Caldwell; brothers, James A. "Pat" (Jayne) Farley and Robert (Rita) Farley. He was blessed with three stepchildren, Joe (Angelia) Beavers, Jim (Diane) Beavers and Aundrea (Dr. Jimmy) Wagner; 12 stepgrandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. CDT Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Ewtonville Baptist Church in Dunlap with Brother Brian Kearns and Rev. Jerry Merciers officiating.Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network or Gideons International, P.O. Box 98, Dunlap, TN 37327.Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home, 6936 Highway 28, Dunlap, TN 37327.www.ewtonfuneralhome.com (423-949-2112)