Henry Eugene O’Farrell

Published 8:55 am Monday, May 18, 2015

Henry Eugene O’Farrell, 87, of Davisville, Fla., passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Pensacola, Fla.

He was retired after 32 years as an instrument technician with Monsanto. He was born in Bratt, Fla., on April 8, 1928, to the late John Henry and Lily Belle Wiggins O’Farrell. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a Korean War veteran, a lifetime member of the Oak Grove Church of Christ, and a member of the Walnut Hill Ruritan Club and the Atmore VFW Post #7016.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Esther McKinley O’Farrell, and sisters, Estelle Hanks and Ethlene Gibson.

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Survivors are one son, Kenneth G. (Dana) O’Farrell of Orange Beach; two daughters, Cynthia O. Freeman of Walnut Hill, Fla., and Barbara O. (Billy) Powell of LaPlace, La.; three brothers, Ellis (Julia Nell) O’Farrell of Bratt, Everette (Janice) O’Farrell of Oak Grove, Fla., and Lamar (Joan) O’Farrell of Bratt; three sisters, Carolyn (Dalton) Morgan, Rita (Col. Charles) Lowery and Patricia O’Farrell, all of Bratt; four granddaughters, Kimberly O. Myers, Stephanie Rauch, Melanie Powell-St. John and Vickie Gage; one grandson, Nicholas O’Farrell; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday, May 16, at 10:30 a.m., from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brad Sullivan officiating. Interment followed in Godwin Cemetery, with military honors.

The family received friends Friday evening, May 15, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of all arrangements.