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Sgt Raymond "Smoky" Farrell
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Birth: 1920
Bosque County
Texas, USA
Death: May 29, 2006
Bell County
Texas, USA


Raymond Farrell was born to parents Enoch Harrison Farrell and Fannie Adaline Arnold Bible.

Ray first married Irma Gore on May 11, 1945. They had two daughters. They divorced and Ray married again. Her name is not listed per Find A Grave policies of living survivors. Ray adopted her daughter from a previous relationship. They also adopted a daughter while living in Brazil because they loved her so much they couldn't leave her behind.

Ray was a member of the 1st Marine Division, 7th Motor Transport, during the Korean Conflict. He was part of the Chosin Few and earned the tag line, "He kept them Rolling." He was such a expert mechanic that he only lost one vehicle during the battle at the Chosin Reservoir, and he scrapped it to save another vehicle. His successful abilities to keep the other vehicles "rolling" saved many lives ultimately earning him a medal.

After serving his country, Ray worked as a diesel mechanic for an international oil company for many years that allowed him to travel many places, including Singapore, Columbia, Brazil, and Venezuela.

Ray went on to be with the Lord after battling cancer.

Family links: 
  Enoch Harrison Farrell (1873 - 1977)
  Fannie Adaline Arnold Farrell (1879 - 1937)
  Irma Gore Ferrell (1927 - 1980)
  George W Bible (1896 - 1953)**
  William P Bible (1903 - 1933)**
  Robert N Bible (1909 - 1998)**
  Raymond Farrell (1920 - 2006)
*Calculated relationship
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section A1 Row C Site 33.
Maintained by: Robin
Originally Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Reti...
Record added: Jun 01, 2006
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Sgt Raymond Smoky Farrell
Added by: Robin
Sgt Raymond Smoky Farrell
Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
Sgt Raymond Smoky Farrell
Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
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