Billy Roe Farris, Jr.
Billy Roe Farris, Jr.
Funeral services for Billy Roe Farris, Jr., 47, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2020, at First Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Farris passed away at 6:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2020 near West Plains, Missouri.
He was born on December 30, 1972 to Billy and Tressie Farris in Calico Rock Arkansas. He was united in marriage to Chasity (Cheever) Farris on August 1, 2009. To this union they were blessed with two children, William and Ellasyn Farris. Billy also has a daughter, Ashley Farris Schaaf. Throughout the years, Billy, a military veteran, has served his country as a Federal Police Officer and a Corrections Officer. For the past eight years he has worked as a grader for Armstrong Flooring. Billy enjoyed spending his spare time hunting and fishing with his family and friends. He leaves behind a Martial Arts legacy as a 10th degree Grandmaster in American Freestyle Kenpo and head instructor for the Missouri Mighty Warriors. His sense of humor, contagious laughter, funny stories, and bear hugs will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him
He is survived by his wife Chasity, son, William Farris and daughter, Ellasyn Farris, all of the family home; his daughter Ashely Schaaf (Tyler) of Indiana and their children, Ryan and Delilah; his mother, Tressie Farris; two brothers, Rockie (Marna) Farris and Thomas “TJ” (Bridgette) Farris; two sisters, Alice (Oliver) Buck, and Sally (Cloyce) Eaton, all of Arkansas; mother-in-law, Fara Cheever; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Billy was preceded in death by his father, Billy Roe Farris, one sister, Teresa Hodge and father-in law, Glenn Cheever.
Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Huddleston Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
January 15, 2020 @ 1:29 pm
Sorry for the loss of your father, he was so young, I lost my Dad when he was 55. You think your parents are always be there for you, Bless you & your Family & travel safely.
January 15, 2020 @ 6:24 pm
I am so sad to hear of your loss. I wish I could be there to represent the Koch family. I recently lost my youngest sibling back in May. Thoughts and prayers with you and yours. I will send word to Twohy and the rest of the family. Hugs, Rachel (Eddards) Guenther
January 17, 2020 @ 6:00 am
My prayers are with you all! I pray that you will receive comfort and peace during your greiving.
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. ”
January 17, 2020 @ 6:33 pm
My heart was broken as the morning began unfolding Tuesday. There is no way to prepare for such a tragedy. Chasity, you and your mom have displayed so much grace during the loss you are trying to wrap your mind around all of this. My love and prayers will continue.
January 18, 2020 @ 3:02 pm
So sorry for your loss of one so young in his prime.
I’m praying for the family and friends.
Kathy Bray Beaty
January 19, 2020 @ 12:12 am
My prayers are with all of you. I am so very sorry. I just have no words to express my deep sadness at your loss.