Richard "Rick" Irwin Ferrall
Richard "Rick" Irwin Ferrall, age 64 of Marianna, Fl passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014. He was born in Franklin Lakes, NJ to the late Cyril and Marion Ferrall on December 3, 1949. His spirit was strong but his heart was weak due to exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam.
Rick graduated from Largo High School in 1967. After graduation at the age of 19 Rick served his country during the Vietnam War serving two tours of duty.He attended University of Florida where he received his BA in Architecture.He married Bunny Ferrall in 1987 and moved to Tallahassee where they worked together for many years before moving to Marianna, FL. Rick was a passionate photographer, musician, and a healer. He saw beauty in everything. He was an active member of Epiphany Lutheran Church for many years and Rivertown Community Church while living in Marianna.Rick played bass guitar in the church band at both churches. He also served as a volunteer and board member for many charitable organizations.
Rick is survived by his loving wife, Bunny Ferrall, his children Jason Bell, Quinn Ferrall, Zach Ferrall, Jenny Rushing and Carrie Williams, his brothers Ron Ferrall, Barry Ferrall, and sister Barbara Birkhead, 11 grandchildren, and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
A celebration of life service for Rick will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 8, 2014 in the Rivertown Community Church in Blountstown 19359 Hwy 71, Blountstown, Florida 32424.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/remembering-rick-ferrall/134526.
Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com.
Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Feb. 5, 2014