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PRINCETON Eugene Farley, 86 of Princeton died peacefully Saturday evening, January 27, 2018 at his home.
Born June 29, 1931 at Mullens, he was the son of the late Earnest Eugene Farley & Katherine Coroum Farley.
He was educated in Herndon and then went to work with the Virginian Railroad in the Shop at Elmore. Mr. Farley then began a long career in mining, working for Semet Solvay as a butcher at the Tralee Company Store, where he met his wife to be, Anna. He later worked for Allied Chemical Corporation, where he was trailer/fire foreman and retired as the assistant safety director. He followed that service up for the next several years working as a federal mine inspector for the Federal Mine Safety & Health Administration, retiring in 1993. Not wanting to sit at home, he then served as a driver for various car dealerships for many years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Anna Belle Barton Farley along with two siblings, Thomas Franklin Farley & Peggy Joann Greer.
Those left to cherish his memory, his three children and their spouses: Randy & Patty Farley, Susan & Larry Owen, Deanna Jean & Stephen Lilly. Three grandchildren, Stacy Rene' Owen Smith, Elizabeth Ann Farley Jenkins, & Douglas Eugene Lilly; two great grandchildren, Ryan Smith & Kaitlyn Jenkins.
Services to celebrate the life of Eugene Farley will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday (today) from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Entombment will follow in Resthaven Mausoleum in Princeton.
Friends may visit with the family today from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com
The Farley family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on January 28, 2018
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