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William Odie Farthing
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1923
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 2009
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

William O. Farthing of Dunwoody, 86, died December 31, 2009.

He was a graduate of the University of Virginia.

He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and now a member of First Baptist of Atlanta. He worked for United Air Lines for 45 years. He was Manager of Reservations, Sales and Ticketing for Southeastern region. He received a commendation from Hawaii's governor for his contributions to tourism and travel in Hawaii, also was past President of Atlanta Air Lines Sales and Management Association.

He served on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Neurological Institute. Since 1983, he was in outside sales with Prestige Travel of Dunwoody. He was loved by people that met him, respected by people who did business with him, and will be greatly missed by everyone who had the honor and privilege to have known him.

He is survived by his loving, devoted wife, Barbara Farthing, two daughters Rebecca Farthing and Mary Simonds, son-in-law, Jim Simonds, two grandsons William Douglas Hyche and daughter-in-law, Jill Hyche and Joseph Thomas Hyche, two great grandsons Conner and Gabe Hyche and nephew George T. Farthing III.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2010 from 6-8pm at the Roswell Funeral Home on Mansell Rd in Roswell, GA, the funeral will be Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel. Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to In Touch Ministries at First Baptist Church of Atlanta Post Office Box 7900, Atlanta, GA 30357. The graveside service will be at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Sandy Springs, GA.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Barbara Elizabeth Henson Farthing (1927 - 2015)
 
Burial:
Arlington Memorial Park
Sandy Springs
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62355575
William Odie Farthing
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