OBITUARY

Harry Gene Farson

July 6, 1948September 3, 2020
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Harry G. Farson, 72, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, formerly of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 6, 1948 in Pekin, a son of Ray “Frank” and Carol Harriet (Carter) Farson. He is survived by his two children, Daren (Mindy) Farson of Marquette Heights and Kandi Cline of Pekin; six grandchildren, Cody, Jordan, Broc, and Zac Farson, and Alysha Farson and Garet Kenser; four sisters, Karen Roots, Donna (Terry) Bowers, Gyla Grigsby, and Peggy McDermind, all of Pekin; and one brother, Richard (Susan) Farson of Pekin. Harry was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Harry was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked as a B offshore oil rig operator for Phillips Petroleum for 30 years, retiring in 2015. Harry loved to watch game shows and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Most of all he adored his grandkids and spending time with them. He loved gambling and everyone that knew him knew this about him. Harry's graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Full military rites will be accorded. A visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. also on Monday at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin.

  • FAMILY

  • Ray "Frank" Farson, Father (deceased)
  • Carol Harriet (Carter) Farson, Mother (deceased)
  • Daren (Mindy) Farson, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Kandi Cline, Daughter
  • Cody, Jordan, Broc, Zac, Alysha & Garet, Grandchildren
  • Karen Roots, Sister
  • Donna (Terry) Bowers, Sister
  • Gyla Grigsby, Sister
  • Peggy McDermind, Sister
  • Harry was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

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Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Monday, September 21, 2020

  • Graveside Service and Military Honors

    Monday, September 21, 2020

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Suzy Hedrick

September 19, 2020

May GOD bring you peace and comfort.

Carol Farson

September 17, 2020

Sorry for your loss, prayers for the family. My mom misses the poker games with him at the family reunions.

Terry & Jan Ghidina

September 17, 2020

We are so sad for you all. I remember all the fun we had with Harry & Cathy and Daren & Kandi when we were younger. We hope your memories of Harry help you get through the days ahead.

Jan Trulock

September 17, 2020

I did not have the privilege of meeting Harry in person but I know his family. He must have been an amazing man. I send my condolences and prayers to you all, when possible I will take a couple dollars to the casino in his honor! God hold him in peace and grace.

Debra Hayes

September 11, 2020

Kandi and Daren; So sorry for the loss of your beloved father. Our thoughts are with you and your families.

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Biography

Harry G. Farson, 72, of Lake Charles, LA, formerly of Pekin, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 6, 1948 in Pekin, a son of Ray “Frank” and Carol Harriet (Carter) Farson. He is survived by his two children, Daren (Mindy) Farson of Marquette Heights and Kandi Cline of Pekin; six grandchildren, Cody, Jordan, Broc, and Zac Farson, and Alysha Farson and Garet Kenser; four sisters, Karen Roots, Donna (Terry) Bowers, Gyla Grigsby, and Peggy McDermind, all of Pekin; and one brother, Richard (Susan) Farson of Pekin. Harry was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and two brothers. Harry was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked as a B offshore oil rig operator for Phillips Petroleum for 30 years, retiring in 2015. Harry loved to watch game shows and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Most of all he adored his grandkids and spending time with them. He loved gambling and everyone that knew him knew this about him. Harry's graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Full military rites will be accorded. A visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. also on Monday at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin.

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