Earle W. Farrar

Date of Passing:

June 30, 2018

Farrar, Earle W., 62, of Austin Avenue, Greenville, formerly of Riverside, died unexpectedly on June 30, 2018. He was the former husband of Jeanne C. (Cain) Farrar.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Albert F. Farrar and Arolin L. (Burnham) Bates, he lived in Greenville for 14 years previously living in East Providence.

Mr. Farrar was a cutter grinder for the R.I. Carbide Co. for 10 years.

Besides his former wife, he is survived by a son, Christopher E. Farrar of Cape Coral, FL; two sisters, Gail Farrar of Georgia and Judy Gillette of Warwick; two grandchildren, Sydney Sage Farrar and Brady Dale Farrar and step-mother, Joan B. Farrar.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday July 10, 2018 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be private. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Earle’s memory to Rhode Island Alcohol Anonymous, 1005 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI, 02914 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. I worked with Earle for a couple of years , he was a hot ticket always had a laugh with him. My condolences to all of Earle’s family. RIP My Friend.

  2. My condolences to Eagle’s family. I worked with him for years he will be missed. Rest in peace my friend

  3. Rest in Peace my friend. Thanks for all the laughs we shared together at work. My heartfelt sympathy to the family.

  4. So sorry, I loved working with Earle. He once came to work in a tux to teach red hat ladies how to use power tools. They loved him. Good bye old friend I’ll never forget you.

  5. Rest in peace Earle ,remember the pranks you pulled at Rumford supply ,like the dead mouse in my desk drawer

  6. We had so many memories going back to Jr. High. How the years have rolled by. You will always be in my prayers and thoughts. So, so many fun times.

    My condolences to the entire family.

    RIP my dear friend. XO

  7. RIP Doc.

  8. My condolences on your loss!
    RIP Brother!

  9. Sorry to hear of Earle’s passing
    I am a friend from childhood

  10. My condolences to Earle’s family. I worked with Earle for a few years and I will always carry those good memories with me. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Please accept our condolences and have the strength from God during this time of sorrow.

    We hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 For it we have faith that Jesus died and rose again, so too God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep in death through Jesus. ”

    Can bring conform to the family in these distressing times as well. Knowing that our love ones will be resurrected.

  12. To the Family of Earle W. Farrar,
    So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Earle. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Earle.
    (John 11:41-44)

  13. Condolences to Farrar family. Remembering the memories of growing up with everyone and the fun memories of all the things he did to make us laugh at the van meets.

    Rest in peace my friend.

  14. Earle?…. I have so many happy memories of our friendship throughout the years….. You will be deeply missed Godspeed my friend. Thoughts and prayers go out to Earl’s entire family

  15. Jeanne , Chris and Family,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your families. Thoughts and prayers to all of you

  16. Earle, I remember that you would give the shirt off your back. I remember working with you at R.I. Cutter Grinding and helping you finish the inside of your baby blue 1975 Chevy Van. How we went to Seekonk Speedway, what a blast! The list of memories are many, but best of all you were a good brother to me. Love you, Richard

  17. Rest In Peace cousin, I’ll cherish the memories.

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