Harry Emmett Farr, Sr.
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Harry Emmett Farr, Sr., 79, husband of Billie Katherine Turner Farr, died Thursday, August 22, 2013.
Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Herbert Milton and Janie Louise Hester Farr.
Mr. Farr served in the US Army and retired from the United States Postal Service after 25 years of employment. He was the first Fire Chief of the Berea Fire Department and was a member of Berea First Baptist Church.
Emmett loved the Lord, his children, grandchildren and Furman football.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by daughter, Valerie Farr Flynn; son, Harry Emmett Farr, Jr. and wife, Shannon; four grandchildren; and sister, Margie Philpot.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at Berea First Baptist Church with a graveside service following at 12:30 p.m. in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Berea First Baptist Church, 529 Farrs Bridge Road, Greenville, SC 29611 or Heartland Hospice, 421 SE Main Street, Suite 100, Simpsonville, SC 29681.
Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest.
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 23, 2013