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Howard Farris

Howard Farris 85 of Detroit,, Michigan formerly of Logan passed away Thursday June 3, 2010 in Detroit. He was born October 25, 1924 Slagle, WV. He was the son othe late Walter and Dollie Mullins Farris. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife Belvia Farris, one son Jimmy Howard Farris and one grandson Joshua Farris. He served in the Navy during World War II. Seaman first class SV6 USNR he was also a coal miner and a factory worker in Detroit. He loved hunting, gardening and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed traveling. He was also preceded in death by four brothers Jimmy, John Wilson, Charlie and Naaman, three sisters Bertha, Pearl and Lucille. Those left to cherish his memories include two daughters Barbara Jewell (Elmer) Farley of Chapmanville and Loretta Fay (Teddy) Robinson of Henlawson, one son Richard Farris and Lynda of Detroit, 5 granddaughters Melissa, Sarah, Spring, Elizabeth and Jennifer, 6 grandsons Ronald, Nicholas, Jeremy, Jimmy, David and Christopher and a host of great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday June 6, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. at the James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roscoe Chafin officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby with Military Graveside Services.Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Saturday June 5, 2010 at James Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Ronald, Nicholas, Jeremy, Jimbo, David and Christopher. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements.

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