ODELL – Richard L. Farris Sr., 64, of Odell passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born February 25, 1952 in Dixon, son of Delbert and Lucille Johnson Farris. He married Sharon Kincade January 5, 1970 in Pontiac. She survives in Odell.
Also surviving are sons: James (Christina) Farris Sr. of Odell and Richard L. (Michelle) Farris Jr. of Emington; brothers: Randall (Judy) Farris of Dwight and Ronald Farris of Cornell; sisters: Shirley Alexander of Dwight and Monna Irvin of Streator; mother-in-law, Evelyn Kincade of Odell; grandchildren: James Jr., Ashton, Kaylynn and Rylee Farris.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers-in-law, Joe Alexander and David Irvin.
For 25 years, he worked for Monroe Truck Equipment, where he was a diesel mechanic and fabricator, gaining many certifications. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic
Church in Odell.
Memorial Services were
held at 7 p.m., Thursday, August 4, in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Dwight. Father Adam Cesarek officiated.
Visitation was from 4 p.m. until the time of services Thursday in the church.
Memorials in honor of Richard may be made to the family.
On-line condolences may be made at www.hagermem orial.com