FARR, Neil C.
January 26, 2013. Of Citrus Heights, CA, and a long time former resident of Gahanna, OH. A Native of Burley, ID, age 84 years. Son of Aquilla Farr and Rhoda Margretta (Christensen) Farr. Husband of Geraldine (Cherry) Grix Farr. Father of Jan (Carl) Wuebker, Greta (Merrill) Heddy, Beverly (David) Giroux, Ruth (David) Fluit, Nathan (Cristina) Farr and Ryan (Helen) Farr; 15 grandchildren. Neil served a 2 year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and graduated with a BS in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. He married Geraldine (Cherry) Grix in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on August 7, 1952. After 2 years of service in the Army, Neil had a successful career in the Nuclear Power Industry as a Control Systems Engineer. Throughout his life he was dedicated to serving others, particularly the youth. Neil was young at heart and thoroughly enjoyed scout trips, camp fundraisers, service projects, sledding, and a good water balloon fight. He served in many callings in the LDS Church including Bishop, and as a Counselor to the President of the Columbus, OH Temple. Neil's defining characteristics were his faith in Jesus Christ, his life-long service to his Church and his love for his family. He adored his wife, his children and grandchildren. Friends are welcome for visitation Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., 725-2109) from 4pm-8pm and are invited to attend services Thursday 2pm at the Church Of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints, Citrus Heights Ward Chapel (8056 Oak Ave., Citrus Heights). Interment Ogden, UT.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 30, 2013