Goble Lee McFarland, 65, of Whites Addition was called home Wednesday, May 20, 2015 after a long illness.
Born April 17, 1950, he was the son of the late Bill and Dixie McFarland of Holden. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Delores Tomblin and his brother-in-law, Rick Elkins.
Goble worked for Krogerâs and was a coal miner with Island Creek for 30 years.
He also served 3 years in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany and Seattle, Washington. He was a member of the VFW and American Legions.
He is survived by his wife, Vicky Chirico McFarland; one son, Joe McFarland of North Carolina; six grandchildren: Felicia and Justin Bryant, Siera, Madyson, Lilly and Jonathan; his great-grandson due in June; brother-in-law, Frank (Alice) Chirico; two sisters-in-law: Betty Chirico Elkins and Grace (Ray) Chirico Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and a very special friend Vosh Knox.
He will be missed by his two dogs: Scooby and Roxxy.
The family would like to thank Diane, Dakota, and Sam Abbot for taking of the dogs while they were gone. They also want to thank Dr. Long and his staff at Logan Regional Medical Center emergency room, the staff at Charleston Area Medical Center, and a big thanks to the ICU Medical and Surgical Units at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 pm on Sunday May 24, 2015 at James Funeral Home in Logan. Entombment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill. Goble will be carried to rest by family and friends. Friends may call at the funeral home between 12 and 2 pm on Sunday.
Condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
James Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.