Mccormick, south carolina


Obituary Announcements :: May 2018


Mr. Shirley "Russell" Farris

MCCORMICK, SC -- Mr. Shirley “Russell” Farris, 73, of 2603 Hwy 378 East, made his heavenly trip Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his lake house in McCormick.

The memorial service will be held Wednesday May 16, 1 p.m. at Strom Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Harmon officiating.

Mr. Farris was a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He was a project manager with Daniel Construction Company.  He owned a store and campground on Highway 378 and was a former owner of a restaurant in Ninety Six.  He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tim Farris of Louisville, Kentucky. He was a member of West Acre Baptist Church in Evans, Georgia. He was a lifetime member of the Masons and Red Fez Shrine Club of McCormick.  

Survivors include his loving fiancé Elaine Akins of Augusta, Ga., daughter in-law Julia (Taffy) Price and granddaughter Julianna Karr (David) Ayla and Ryleigh of LaGrange, Ga., grandson Crosby Price, granddaughter Ashton Price (Patrick) Noah of Columbus, Ga. Brothers Jimmy Farris, Raymond Farris, Russell Farris and Walter Farris of Kentucky.

The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Strom Funeral Home prior to the Memorial Service.

Memorials may be made to Greenville Shriners Hospital, 950 West Farris Road, Greenville, SC. 29605

Strom Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




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