Walter Ray McFarland
Walter Ray McFarland
  • November 17, 1933 - March 6, 2016
  • Mississippi

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Funeral services for Mr. Walter Ray McFarland will be held Wednesday at 1pm at West Kemper Baptist Church. Rev. DeWayne Warren and Rev. Chris Gully will be officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McFarland , 82, of DeKalb passed away Sunday at the Mississippi Care Center of DeKalb. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. McFarland was a self-employed home builder by trade and a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church, Cleveland charge. He served for many years as a Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and trustee. Mr. McFarland was also the past master at the DeKalb Masonic Lodge and a Gideon. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Mr. McFarland is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Gail Gully McFarland; sons Steve McFarland and wife Sandra, Scott McFarland and wife Sheila and John McFarland and wife Lisa. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and sister Grace Hull.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons Craig McFarland, Jesse McFarland, Dylan McFarland, Dalton McFarland, Lee Brewer and Damon Gibson.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home.