Jack Farrell Obituary, Death – Jack Farrell, 94, of Independence, Missouri, went to be with the Lord and his wife Marilyn. At Olathe, Kansas’s Evergreen Nursing Home, he died in peace. On Monday, April 3, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., friends and family are invited to Royer’s New Salem Funeral Home in Independence, Missouri, for a Celebration of Life Visitation to Honor Jack. Donations to the Wounded Warrior Project in his memory are requested in lieu of flowers.
Jack was born to Hubert P. and Daisy L. (Wohlgemuth) Farrell on December 6, 1928, in Kansas City, Missouri. On April of 1963, he wed Marilyn J. Wilson, and they’ve been happily married ever since. Jack’s parents and wife, Marilyn Farrell, have passed on before him. Gary Jean Farrell, his wife Barbara Ann (Barbie), and their son David Wayne are pictured here with their grandson. Jack is survived by his son Jerry Farrell and daughters Janice Jean Taylor and DeAnna and husband Steve Walter of Independence, Missouri, and Tina Farrell and her family in the same city.
They have 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren, with a fourth on the way. Dixie and her husband, Reverend Jim Nail, are from Gladstone, Missouri, and they have a brother named Kenneth who lives in Sedalia. Huge amounts of cousins on both sides. In 1946, Jack earned his diploma from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri. He spent five years as a member of the US Naval Reserve. Worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone for 33 years before retiring. His hobbies were woodworking, gardening, riding his lawnmower, traveling with his wife, spending time at their cabin in Warsaw, Missouri, fishing, and metal detecting. He raised Doberman pinchers in the 1970s. He was devoted to his family and friends and they to him.