Welcome Gibson Farr ("Dub"), 94, passed away in his home surrounded by his family at his bedside on Feb. 12, 2014.
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Mr. Welcome Farr was a veteran of World War II and served our country with honor from Utah Beach to Berlin. He was later employed at Mock Plumbing Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Rheba Audry Pierce and grandson David Shannon Hill.
Mr. Farr was an avid fisherman and gardener, specializing in his tomatoes, and loved wood-working projects.
Surviving family members include his daughter Pamela Dale Hill and son-in-law David Harrison Hill, his granddaughter Jennifer Robyn Hill-Kublin and three great granddaughters, Makenzie Shannon Kublin, Sydney Rhebecca Kublin, and Riley Summer Kublin. He is also survived by his three sisters, Catherine Calhoun, Adelaide Waller and Ann Oglesby, and brother-in-law Warren.
Remembrances kindly remit to Island Health Care Hospice THA, 34 West Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401.
Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the Fairhaven Funeral Home Garden City chapel.
The funeral service was Friday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. in the Fairhaven Funeral Home Garden City chapel.
Burial followed at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park Cemetery.
Published in Effingham Herald from Feb. 16 to Mar. 18, 2014