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Thomas Earl Farrell, 64, of Southmont, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington after a brave fight with cancer.
Thom was born in Suffolk, VA on June 22, 1950, to the Rev. Earl T. and Kathy Farrell, He was a member of Macedonia Methodist Church and was owner and operator of Lakeside Lawn, LLC.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sisters, Sharon Ward and Robyn Farrell.
Survivors include his loving wife, Patty; brother, Terry Farrell and wife Sydney and their daughters, Kathleen and Brooke; sister, Louise Gerber and her daughters Lauren and Christyn; nephew Ben Ward and wife, Sherrie and their daughters, Chloe and Olivia.
Special in laws Dennis Thompson and wife Denise; Connie Forcum and sons, Ryan and Gray and their families. Dawn Sodoski and husband, Tommy; Joe Thompson and daughter Kari and family. Our special girls Rosie and Lucy (wild thing).
Thom also leaves behind a ton of great friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 Pm Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Macedonia Methodist Church in Lexington, conducted by Rev. Randy Blanton.
Visitation will follow in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Earl and Kathy Farrell Scholarship at Elon University, 2185 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244 or the donor’s choice.
Special thanks to Dr. Eugene Paschold, Gregg PA-C and nurse Paula at the Cancer center and 9th floor oncology unit staff at Forsyth Hospital for all their love and support. Thom made the world a better place.
Online condolences can be made at www.carolinacremation.com. Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Farrell family.
Michelle Vaughn says
Patty – my arms are hugging you right now. I’m so sorry for your loss. The love you had for your sweet husband was amazing & wonderful, & he knew it with every fiber of his being. He’s looking down upon you smiling, as he knows just how much you did love him. And he gave that back in return. You will get you though this difficult time my precious friend. Be patient with yourself & know he is always going to be in your heart, so you are never going to be alone. I love you tons & will say hundreds of prayers for you.
Leigh Foster says
Tommy was a good and loyal friend, son, brother, and husband. He saw the good in everyone. Over the past 7 months I saw him fight a courageous battle, never complaining. So typical of him. I’m happy to have shared so many good times with him and Patty. Rest in peace, Thom.
Jeff and Jennifer Isaman says
We are so sorry to hear about Thom’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Dan and Cathy McLaughlin says
We’re so sorry to hear the news. Please know that we are sending our thoughts and prayers out for you and Thom’s family.
Ashley Talbert (Kerr pharmacy) says
Patty, I am so sorry to hear of Thoms passing. You are in my prayers.
Steve & Lynn Lail says
Patty, you have been and will be in our prayers for months to come, as we know the love that you had for Tommy and his deep love for you! He was a great and dear person and he will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him! At least we know that he is in a better place without suffering now.
With our love,
Steve and Lynn
Ann & Gerald Fletcher says
Patty, Thom was loved by all who knew him. He was such a kind, loving and caring soul. We are so sorry for your loss. You and “the girls” are in our hearts and prayers. We love you.
Ann & Gerald
Shawna Blair says
Patty, although no words can really help ease the loss you bear just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.. Love you.
Jack Ring & Anita Evans says
Pat, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Earl Sappenfield says
I am so sorry. You are in my prayers .I miss all you. Give Marsha And I a Call.Still miss Peggy so much.