Mr. Michael J. Farr, age 52, of 2045 SR29, Tunkhannock, (Evans Falls), formally of Laceyville, passed away at the Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock, early Sunday morning, March 17, 2013.
Michael was born in Meshoppen on Aug. 31,1960 the son of the late Lewis O. and Mildred Carey Farr.
Most of his life, Michael was a farmer, and a self employed stone stacker, working throughout northeastern Pennsylvania.
When he was not working, he enjoyed the outdoors, where he loved to hunt and fish. Being an outdoorsman, Michael was a member of the N.R.A.
Surviving are his sons, Michael L. Farr (Rochelle Caines), and Anthony J. Farr (Vickie Robinson), all of Meshoppen. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kristianna Farr; Kiarra Farr; and Antuane Robinson, also all of Meshoppen; his long time companion, Jacqueline Hall, with whom he lived; two brothers, Lloyd H. (Floryce) Farr of Laceyville and David L. (Sandra) Farr of Carbondale; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main Street, Meshoppen, with Rev. Gary Myers, of the Meshoppen Biblical Baptist Church, and Rev. Tim Barnett of the New Hope Ministries, West Auburn officiating. Interment will be in the Forkston Cemetery. Family and friends may call from noon until the time of service at the Sheldon Funeral Home.
The family will furnish their own flowers. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Michael J. Farr Benefit Fund, C/O P&G Credit Union, 15 Lane Hill Rd., Tunkhannock, PA 18657, a fund set up to help take care of final expenses.