Willie Hesker ‘Bill’ Farley
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Willie Hesker ‘Bill’ Farley, 94, of Jasper, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2011 at his residence after an extended illness.

He was a member of Farmstead Baptist Church for over 40 years. He enlisted in the CCC’s in the 1930’s, was a Scout Leader for Curry Troop #94 for a number of years and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Farmstead Baptist Church with burial following at Curry Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home and on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Hazel Ellen Harbison Farley; father, Fred Farley; mother, Della Humphries Farley; sister, Lillian Farley Williams and brother-in-law, Louis Williams.

He is survived by his daughters, Joyce F. Busby of Calhoun, Ga. Judy F. (David) Gaines of Jasper; sons, Richard Farley of Jasper and Michael Farley of Jasper; grandchildren, Karon (Rick) Thompson, Kevin Farley, Kelli (Shane) Porter, Greg Busby, Dixi Farley and Lacey Farley; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Thompson, Sarrah Thompson, Sydney Thompson, Kayne Porter and Korbin Porter and special care givers, April Hamilton, Tammy Kiser and Chris Lollar.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571