Frederick Farley

Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Frederick Dale Farley, 78, of Blue Grass, died March 23, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Blue Grass Presbyterian Church. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Weerts, Davenport, and from 10 a.m. to services Friday at the church. Burial is at Blue Grass Cemetery.
He was an Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Carole; children, Michael, Cindy Moorhead and Timothy; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandson; sisters, Mildred Taylor and Susan Hein; and a brother, Richard.


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