In Memory

Robert S Farr

Robert S. Farr, 66, of Lewiston, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, after a long illness. Bob was born in Provo on June 18th, 1942, to Oswald and Venice Hansen Farr. He married Linda Collins in the Mesa, Arizona, Temple.

He graduated from Provo High School, where he played football, and enjoyed other sports. He attended Brigham Young University, studying Engineering. He joined the U.S. Marine Corp, serving as a fighter pilot and as a trainer for the F-4 fighter program in Cherry Point, N.C. He held an ATP, CFII commercial multi-engine rating. He loved anything to do with airplanes, and devoted the last 20 years to researching, restoring and building antique airplanes.
An active member of the LDS Church, he served a full time mission to West Germany in 1961. Other Church callings include High Priest Group instructor, Sunday School teacher and Stake Missionary.
Bob is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Angella Crosby, Stephanie White, Shannon Hansen, and Paul C. Farr; brother Dennis R. Farr and sister Sherrie Farr Dunford, both of Mapleton; 26 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Julie Ann Farr Thomas; four infant grandchildren.
A viewing will be held Monday, May 18th, from 11:00 to 12:30 at the LDS Lewiston 2nd Ward Chapel on Ripon in Lewiston. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m., under the direction of Vasser-Rawls Mortuary.
From Mark Christensen, Daily Herald, 5/18/09