Robert M. Farish

Published 11:03 am Friday, January 13, 2012

Robert M. Farish died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. He was 77.

Born in Vicksburg, he was the son of the late Frank G. Farish and “Dutch” Marney Farish. Mr. Farish was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School in the class of 1952. He served in the Air Force, being discharged in 1963 with the rank of staff sergeant.

He was employed by Sears for a number of years prior to his retirement and was later employed by the Isle of Capri until his retirement. Mr. Farish was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Bowmar Baptist Church.

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He is survived by his sister, Shirley Ann Farish of Vicksburg; and his best friend, Roger D. Jones of Vicksburg.

A Celebration of Life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry White, pastor of Bowmar Baptist Church, officiating.

Memorials may be made to Bowmar Baptist Church, 1825 U.S. 61 South, Vicksburg, MS 39180 and to Vicksburg Catholic School, 1900 Grove St., Vicksburg, MS 39183.