OBITUARY

Dr. Stephen Clyde Farr

November 6, 1943November 30, 2018

Dr. Stephen Clyde Farr, 75 passed away on November 30th 2018 in Wichita Falls, TX. Stephen was born November 6, 1943 in Marinette, WI to Clyde H. and Lucille S. Farr. He graduated from Green Bay East high school in 1962. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1966, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee WI in 1970, where he was an Omicron Kappa Upsilon graduate. He was commissioned with the rank of Captain, United States Air Force Dental Corps, completing a one year rotating internship at Andrews AFB MD in 1971. He served as general dental officer, Norton FB for two years, and then returned to school for dental specialty training receiving a Master of Science degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Michigan Medical Center, in Ann Arbor, MI in 1976. He returned to the Air Force as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, duty stations including Ellsworth AFB, SD, teaching staff, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB TX, becoming Board Certified in his surgical specialty at that time. Later assignments included RAF Upper Heyford, United Kingdom for 5 years and finished his military career at Sheppard AFB, TX, as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, being honorably retired at the rank of Colonel with 25 years of service. After two weeks of retirement, he began the private practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Wichita Falls, serving as President of the 13th District Dental Society as well as Medical Staff, United Regional Health Care System, maintaining credentials as Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor during his years of practice. Dr Farr truly loved his chosen profession; the well-being of his surgical patients always came first. He was devoted to his family serving for many years as both Indian Guide and Boy Scout leader. He also enjoyed being a novice rancher and farmer in Baylor Co Texas. Riding his lawn mower in his yard or yours was his therapy for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents Lucille S. and Clyde H. Farr, Brother Richard C. Farr, and loving wife Patricia K. Farr. He is survived by sister-in-law Lea Farr of Blue Springs MO, four sons, Geoffrey S Farr and wife Laura, Gregory E. Farr and wife Laurie, all of Green Bay WI, Garrett T Farr and wife Carrie of Greeley CO, Christopher S. Farr and wife Lori of Waco TX, and loyal friend TJ Johnson, of Wichita Falls. Nine cherished grandchildren include Kirstin, Ethan, Evan, Nolan, Ayden, Abigail, Thomas, Theodore and Harrison. The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Wichita Falls and the United Regional Healthcare System for their dedication to all their patients and exceptional level of care provided to the community. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls. A celebration of life will be held in his honor on December 15th 2018 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM, 1807 Brazos St, in Wichita Falls.

Services

15 December

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

REMEMBERING

Dr. Stephen Clyde Farr

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William Spangle

December 14, 2018

Dr Farr and the staff of Sheppard AFB Hospital literally saved my patients life. When I was a young dentist at Reese AFB, Lubbock Texas, an elderly patient presented to sick call after experiencing an audible pop after chewing. An xray revealed a large radioluscency (hole) at the angle of the jaw with a tooth (third molar) in it. Their was literally no bone left supporting his lower jaw! I referred him to Dr Farr at Sheppard, who then referred him to the anesthesia service who then referred him to Cardiology. Cardiology discovered blockages in four coronary arteries and four stents later he was ready to have his dentigerous cyst treated. I saw the grateful patient about 18 months later and he had nothing but kind words for Dr Farr and the Sheppard Staff.

Warner and Joyce morrow

December 3, 2018

On Behalf of Memories shared with Dr Farr. it was through Ayden His Beloved Grand Son. our Great Grand Son. and Many Scout Meetings with Dr Farr and Ayden and April and Lawson and Ainsley and Little Lawson. so many special and fun times .and Cook out's at the Kaufmans .we Met Dr Farr through his Beautiful Chair side assistance April Kaufman . So to Ayden and these Beautiful Family's we extend Hope Peace and Prayers .with so much love .In Memory of Dr Farr your Dad and Grand Father and Friend to many . God Bless you'll.

Brad Steadman

December 2, 2018

Dr. Farr was always a gracious host every year hosting the Boy Scouts at the lake house, affectionately known as "Camp Farr". Steve you will be missed.

Maurice Azevedo

December 2, 2018

I am saddened by Steve’s passing. We were 20 year neighbors in Wichita Falls, on Indian Heights Blvd. Jan and I had many a game night with Steve and Trish. We had many common interests. One was hunting. We sat in a deer blind together one evening , I think about 1990, when a nice buck, 8 or 10 point, came into view and eventually within range. Steve made a nice lung shot at about 250 yards. I was impressed. I am not sure but I think it was his first Texas deer.
He was a good neighbor, we helped each other many times, and was one of the last people we said good-by to when we moved away.
Truly a good guy.

FROM THE FAMILY