Mr. Michael J. Farr, 52, of 2045 SR29, Tunkhannock, PA (Evans Falls), formerly of Laceyville, passed away at the Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock early Sunday morning, March 17, 2013.
Born in Meshoppen on Aug. 31,1960, he was the son of the late Lewis O. and Mildred Carey Farr.
Most of his life, Michael was a farmer and a self-employed stone stacker, working throughout northeastern Pennsylvania.
When he was not working, he enjoyed the outdoors, where he loved to hunt and fish. Being an outdoorsman, Michael was a member of the N.R.A.
Surviving are his sons, Michael L. Farr (Rochelle Caines) and Anthony J. Farr (Vickie Robinson), all of Meshoppen. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kristianna Farr, Kiarra Farr and Antuane Robinson, also all of Meshoppen. His long-time companion, Jacqueline Hall, with whom he lived and two brothers, Lloyd H. (Floryce) Farr of Laceyville and David L. (Sandra) Farr of Carbondale, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 20 at 2 p.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Meshoppen, with Rev. Gary Myers of the Meshoppen Biblical Baptist Church and Rev. Tim Barnett of the New Hope Ministries, West Auburn, officiating. Interment will be in the Forkston Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Sheldon Funeral Home from noon until the time of the service.
The family will furnish their own flowers. Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Michael J. Farr Benefit Fund, c/o P&G Credit Union, 15 Lane Hill Rd., Tunkhannock, PA 18657, a fund set up to help take care of final expenses.