Farrell III, Hugh John Hugh John Farrell III was born in San Antonio, Texas on August 10, 1932 and passed away peacefully on September 21, 2013. Proud of his Woodrow Wilson Wildcats, Tremont Kids, UT Longhorns, Irish roots, Texas birth and State Fair ribbons for his photos, he is lovingly survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy Chewning Farrell of Rockwall; daughters Melissa Holloway (Randy), Houston; Cathy Wilson (Rod), Dallas; Sharon Van Buskirk (Jeff), Dallas; Kim Ursery (Jerry), Garland; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Jack Chewning and wife Sue of California; two nieces, Elizabeth and Carolyn, and their families, also of California; and a multitude of dear friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Hugh John Farrell II and Mildred Althea Wilcox, and his sister, Mary Antonia "Toni" Miller. Attended the University of Texas and graduated from what later became UT-Arlington, he earned a BBA in Business and immediately started his long career with Texas Instruments. In later years, he helped out with the family business, Morticians of the Southwest magazine. Retirement brought more opportunities for Hugh and Nancy to travel the country, checking in on lifelong friends and far-flung family. We'll treasure all that you brought to our lives. Thank you for loving us and letting us love you. Visitation is set for 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, September 26 at Grove Hill Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
; Faith Presbyterian Hospice, 550 E. Ann Arbor, Dallas TX 75216; or Woodrow Wilson High School Foundation, www.woodrowfoundation.org or P.O. Box 140062, Dallas TX 75214-0062.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Sept. 25, 2013