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Jacob H. Farris

June 30, 1940 ~ March 3, 2019 (age 78)

Jacob H. Farris, 78, of Naoma, WV joined his heavenly father at home on March 3, 2019. He was born June 30, 1940 in Ellis Ridge at Pax, WV. He was the son of the late Madison Van and Barbara Daisy Smith Farris. In addition to his parents, Jacob was preceded in death by his first wife, Brenda Gay Davis Farris, his infant son, Robert Alan Farris and his daughter, Cathy Lynn Farris, two half-sisters, Reba Mae Shrewsbury and Vivian Shrewsbury, sister, Patricia Williams, two brothers, Bubby Ferris and Charles Ferris. He is survived by one sister, Elizabeth “Liz” Ferris Stover. Jacob wasn’t a traditionally educated man, but he was very smart, resourceful, honest and hard working. Jacob enjoyed the outdoors camping and hunting with family and friends. Jacob is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary “Lou” Davis Farris. Three daughters, Barbara (Mike) York, Lisa (Kevin) McNeish, Brenda (Kelly York) Criner; three sons, Ronald (Peggy) Farris, Madison (Crystal) Farris and James Farris and his special friend, Shiela May; 14 much loved grandchildren and 8 cherished great grandchildren and one on the way; to many nieces, nephews and cousins to count. Per his wishes there will be no services. Cremation only. Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.

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