He was born on November 13, 1938 in Jasper. He served his country in the United States Army.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison, where services will be held at 6 p.m. Brother Bobby Smith and Brother Oneal Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Thornhill Church of Christ Cemetery.
He is survived by his sister, Carolyn and her husband, Phillip Wood; son, Mike and his wife, Cathy Filowiat; daughter, Kathy Collins; he was Paw Paw to four grandchildren, Kenecha Collins, Jennifer Collins, Ethan Filowiat and Hannah Filowiat, and two great-grandchildren, Brayden Reed and Jayse Music; three special friends, Tommy and Arlene Beemon and Virginia Goodwin; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvil and Carrie Campbell Farley; wife, Phyllis Hannah Farley; brothers, Arvil Dean Farley and Billy Farley; and a special niece, Lisa Steinbrecher.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.nicholsfuneralhomes.com.
Nichols Funeral Homes, Haleyville; 205-486-2204