Richard Farris

Obituary of Richard Farris

Richard Farris, 62, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at home. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Richard was the son of the late Walter Farris and Janet Adkins Baker. He was retired from General Motors, and he loved being with his children and grandchildren. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Farris; three children, Jimmy Farris, Joseph Farris (Laura Setser), and Chad Farris (Amanda Lillis); grandchildren, Jordan Farris, Mackenzie Farris, Jayden Farris, and Chelsea Farris; and Uncle Emory "Sonny" Ellison, all who mourn his passing. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 21, 2021, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home. Those attending are asked to wear a mask and to social distance following COVID-19 guidelines. Messages may be written to the family at
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