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 Ronald E. Farr

Ronald E. Farr

Birth
Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Aug 2009 (aged 72)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Plot Maplewood - #965
Memorial ID 41246658 · View Source
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Ronald E. Farr
July 24, 1937 - Aug. 24, 2009

SOUTH BEND - Ronald "Ronnie" Eugene Farr, 72, of South Bend, Indiana. died in his home at 2:04 p.m. Monday, August 24, 2009. He was born July 24, 1937 in Harvard, IL to the late Clinton E. and Catherine Farr. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Eugene Farr.

On May 1, 1987 in South Bend he married Elizabeth Ann Lewis who survives. Also surviving are three children, Susette (John) Wolfrey of Tonopah, NV, Lajoy Farr of Los Angeles, CA, and William (Jackie) Lewis of South Bend; four grandchildren, Brian (Beth) Underhill of Granger, IN, Nick E. Farr, and Matthew and Jordan Lewis all of South Bend; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Patricia Farr of South Bend, Michele Miller of Palm Beach FL, and Pamela Perini of Lake Worth, FL; two brothers, Tommy and Johnny Farr both of South Bend; his mother and father-in-law, Mario and Joan Rekos of South Bend; two sisters-in-law, Sue (Greg) Tyler and Maria (Larry) Bonnell both of South Bend; and three brothers-in-law, Mike, Jim, and John Rekos all of South Bend.

Ron served in the U.S. Navy prior to coming to South Bend in 1957. He was the owner/operator of All State Builders and AAA Alterations & All State Builders beginning in 1964 until his retirement in 1998. Ron's life would read as one of the greatest adventure novels ever written. He enjoyed life to the fullest. There were many times those around him didn't even know he was suffering. He never wanted to bring anyone down with what was going on with him. The family would like to thank everyone who cared and gave support and most importantly for your prayers and love.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, August 29th in St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 52455 Ironwood Rd., South Bend, with Rev. George Konstantopoulos officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, August 28 in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home, 521 N. William St., where a Trisagion service will be held at 7 p.m. Following this service friends are invited to a time of remembrance and sharing in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, Hope Rescue Mission, or the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, all of South Bend. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at welshfh@yahoo.com.

Gravesite Details As of Feb 10, 2013, there is no gravestone.

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  • Created by: Scabbardfish
  • Added: 28 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41246658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald E. Farr (24 Jul 1937–24 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41246658, citing Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Scabbardfish (contributor 46844274) .