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Billy Wayne FARRARAge: 61 years19442006

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Billy Wayne FARRAR
Birth October 5, 1944 35 30
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US Army
August 17, 1965 (Age 20 years)

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Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Floyd GANN
August 26, 1970 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAlta MAGEE
August 15, 1973 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAlta MAGEE
August 18, 1973 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherLemuel Duke “Dee” FARRAR
October 30, 1987 (Age 43 years)
Death March 25, 2006 (Age 61 years)
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Billy Wayne FARRAR
Birth: October 5, 1944 35 30Port Isabel, Cameron Co., TX, USA
Death: March 25, 2006Brownsville Tx
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Death: March 25, 2006Brownsville Tx
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Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 For Billy Farrar Gender: Male Birth Date: 5 Oct 1944 Death Date: 25 Mar 2006 Branch 1: ARMY Enlistment Date 1: 17 Aug 1965 Release Date 1: 19 May 1967

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Obituary: BILLY WAYNE FARRAR

Our hearts were broken when Billy Wayne was stricken with a brain aneurysm on March 25, 2006.

He was a much-loved son, brother, father, uncle and grandfather. He will truly be missed by so many family and friends, He was born to L.D. and Mary Jane Gann Farrar on October 5, 1944, in Port Isabel, Texas, where he attended Port Isabel schools until 1955, then the family moved to Brownsville, where he continued his education.

Billy was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country in the U S Army from 1965 to 1967. He held the position of purchasing manager for several major companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He also worked as assistant manager of Southern Star Shrimp Farm in Arroyo City, Texas. Later, he became owner of Action Construction Company in Port Isabel. Billy was a charter member of Portway Baptist Church in Brownsville, Texas, founded on December 1, 1957.

Billy is survived by two daughters, Tricia (Chris) Weber of Bedford, Texas, and Trina (Jeff) Farrar-Manley of Garland, Texas; a granddaughter, Carissa Weber, and ex-wife Linda Farrar-Spain. He is also survived by his 92 year old mother, Mary Jane Farrar; brothers, Don Farrar and Larry (Ofi) Farrar, of Brownsville, and Bob (Betty) Farrar, of Olmito; sisters, Jayne (Gene) Cox, of San Benito, and Sandy Nicholas, of Olmito, Texas.

He is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces who all loved talking to, getting advice from and swapping fish stories with their Uncle Billy. He could swap with the best of them.

Visitations will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Henry Thomae Funeral Home in San Benito.

A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Henry Thomae Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mont Meta Burial Park with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to Portway Baptist Church Food Bank, 2000 N. Minnesota Dr., Brownsville, Texas 78520 or to the charity of their choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Henry Thomae Funeral Home, 701 N. Bowie, San Benito, (956) 399-9992.

[Originally published in The Brownsville Herald, 28 Mar 200

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Obituary for Billy Wayne in BROWNSVILLE HERALD, March 28, 2006.

Our hearts were broken when Billy Wayne was stricken with a brain aneurysm on March 25,2006.

He was a much-loved son, brother, father, uncle and grandfather. He will truly be missed by so many family and friends, He was born to L.D. and Mary Jane Gann Farrar on October 5, 1944, in Port Isabel, Texas, where he attended Port Isabel schools until 1955, then the family moved to Brownsville, where he continued his education.

Billy was a Vietnam War veteran, serving his country in the U S Army from 1965 to 1967. He held the position of purchasing manager for several major companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He also worked as assistant manager of Southern Star Shrimp Farm in Arroyo City, Texas. Later, he became owner of Action Construction Company in Port Isabel. Billy was a charter member of Portway Baptist Church in Brownsville, Texas, founded on December 1, 1957.

Billy is survived by two daughters, Tricia (Chris) Weber of Bedford, Texas, and Trina (Jeff) Farrar-Manley of Garland, Texas; a granddaughter, Carissa Weber, and ex-wife Linda Farrar-Spain. He is also survived by his 92 year old mother, Mary Jane Farrar; brothers, Don Farrar and Larry (Ofi) Farrar, of Brownsville, and Bob (Betty) Farrar, of Olmito; sisters, Jayne (Gene) Cox, of San Benito, and Sandy Nicholas, of Olmito, Texas.

He is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces who all loved talking to, getting advice from and swapping fish stories with their Uncle Billy. He could swap with the best of them.

Visitations will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Henry Thomae Funeral Home in San Benito.

A chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at Henry Thomae Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mont Meta Burial Park with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to Portway Baptist Church Food Bank, 2000 N. Minnesota Dr., Brownsville, Texas 78520 or to the charity of their choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Henry Thomae Funeral H