Raymond "Pat" Farley, 89, of Marietta, passed away at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 24, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 11, 1924, in Marietta, a son of Lawne Farley and Ole Hendricks Farley. Pat had been employed for the City of Marietta and later at Ridgewood Court. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during WWII and was a life member of VFW Post 5108. He enjoyed playing his steel guitar.
On Aug. 24, 1961, he married Maxine Becker who survives with three stepsons and one stepdaughter, two sons and three daughters, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday (Dec. 28) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Jerry Kuhn officiating. Entombment will be in East Lawn Memorial Park will full military rites. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.