Kenneth Wayne Farish, 70, of Sherwood, died Sunday, March 31, 2013. He was born in Cabot, to Ralph E. Farish, Sr. and Gladys Elder Farish.

He retired after twenty-five years in the Marine and Air Force Reserves; he also retired after thirty-one years from Teletype and AT& T. He was of Baptist faith and was a member of APA Pool Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Bobby Jean Crone.

Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Johnnie Mae Shelton Farish; children, Kenneth Farish, Jr., and wie Victoria of Jonesboro and Julie Tyhurst of Sherwood; grandchildren, Jamie and Caeli Waldron, Luke Tyhurst, and Grace, Olivia and Ava Farish; sister, Lula Berryman of Little Rock; brothers, Carlos Farish and wife Linda) of Benton and Gene Farish and wife Sue of Little Rock; and a host of other family and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 5 at Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery with Military Honors. The family received friends on Wednesday, April 3 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock, AR 72116.

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