September 9, 1947 - December 26, 2021
Ralph Leroy Farrar passed away December 26th, 2021 at the age of 74. Leroy was born September 9, 1947, the son of the late Ralph and Elsie Richardson Farrar. He spent his youth in Henderson County where he developed a love for fishing and the outdoors. He graduated from La Poynor High School in 1965. His time on earth was filled with enjoying time with those he loved and service to his country. Leroy served four years in the military and fought in the Vietnam War, stationed in the Central Highlands as a part of the 173rd Airborne where he was a dog handler for the 39th Scout Dog Platoon. Roy and his dog Rex walked point for the combat patrol. After the military he spent his career in the steel building industry eventually founding Farrar International and erecting buildings throughout the world. Roy had a love of fishing his whole life. If you ever fished with him he would quietly catch twice as many as you did. Roy had a great love of dogs and had many special animal friends including his current companions Kat and Gracie. Roy is survived by his wife of 48 years, Judy Giesinger Farrar. He loved Judy dearly and enjoyed nothing more than being with her and watching her have a good time. He is also survived by his sister Loetta Dowell of Tyler Texas; brother Ronnie Farrar and his wife Marsha of Caldwell Texas; brother in law Bud Giesinger and his wife Cathy of Houston Tx; sister in law Gayle Heintz and her husband Steve of Austin Texas. Leroy is also survived by his mother in law Imogene Giesinger of Dobbin Texas as well as numerous nieces and nephews who loved their “Uncle Roy” dearly. He is preceded in death by his brother in law Carlon Dowell and nephew Darren Dowell. A special thanks to his foreman Joe Torres for his many years of support and service. Due to the COVID surge and in an abundance of caution, a memorial will be planned by the family in Montgomery after the latest surge subsides. Please check back for updates and details.
Ralph Leroy Farrar passed away December 26th, 2021 at the age of 74. Leroy was born September 9, 1947, the son of the late Ralph and Elsie Richardson Farrar. He spent his youth in Henderson County where he developed a love for fishing and the... View Obituary & Service Information
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