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David Ray Farley

January 25, 1945 — November 22, 2020

Abingdon, VA – David Ray Farley, age 75, passed on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in Johnston Memorial Hospital.  David was raised in Skygusty, WV and was a graduate of Gary High School in West Virginia.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Greendale Chapel.  David was an Employee of Westing House and later employed as a heavy equipment operator in the coal industry for many years.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, William Paul Farley and Lethia Emmert Farley Wyatt.

 David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marie Robins Farley; daughter, Teresa Baker and husband John; granddaughter, Hannah Amer and husband Kyle; four great grandsons, Braxton, Coltyn, Tennyson, and Oxley; five brothers, Eugene Farley and wife Libby, Donald Farley and wife Carol, Jerry Farley and wife Dora, Dennis Farley, and Tommy Farley; sister, Mary Ann Compton and husband Larry; and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation with the family will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2020, in the Forest Hills Chapel, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210, of Farris Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Forest Hills Chapel with Rev. Jerry Eggers officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Matt Williams, Billy Robins, Denny Farley, Stacy Farley, Jerry Ray Farley, and Larry Smith serving as pallbearers.  Military rites will be conducted by Highlands Veterans Honor Guard and the Virginia Army National Guard.  Face masks are required and social distancing practices are to be observed. 

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The family of David Ray Farley is being cared for by Farris Cremation and Funeral Center, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Cremation and Funeral Center

19415 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

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