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Graveside Service

Ware Cemetery
Tuesday February 15th, 2022

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Alvin Farley

Graveside service for Alvin Michael Farley age 79 of Kemp, Texas will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at The Ware Cemetery in Kemp, Texas. Alvin passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 10, 2022, in Athens, Texas with his wife and sons by his side. 

Alvin was born April 20, 1942, in Dallas Texas to Alvin and Mattie (Rosser) Farley. 

Alvin is a 1960 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and has a degree from El Centro College.   He served 4 years in the US Navy.  It was during his Navy Service he met and married Sherry.  He had a 32-year career with the Dallas Fire Department.  He was among the first paramedics in the DFD and retired in 1998 as a Lieutenant.  He and Sherry have resided around Cedar Creek Lake since 1990. 

Throughout his life he enjoyed many hobbies including, woodworking, photography, golf, skiing, watercolors and fishing.  He enjoyed country dancing and cruises with Sherry and friends.  One of his greatest joys was hosting and attending family gatherings.

He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Mattie Jane Farley. 

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sherry; their sons and wives James Tyler (Mary), Travis Brent (Angela) and John Stephen (Leigh); 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Alvin will be greatly missed, but we cherish his memory and feel blessed to have known him and to have had him as a husband, father, or grandfather. 


Will always have great memories of Uncle Al, when he came to see us in IL, or when we went to see him in TX. Love and prayers for Sherry and the boys.
PS: did I see Boomer in one of those photos?

Ryan and Daphne Boulware Feb 23 2022 9:41 PM

I have not seen Alvin for many years but he has been my friend since third grade. God bless. James Grier

James Grier Feb 15 2022 9:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Farley

Christina Boulware Leong and family Feb 15 2022 3:29 PM

Al you'll be sadly missed.i'll catch up with you later.your ole friend Dave &ruth

Dave uloth sr Feb 14 2022 7:08 PM

I have so many great memories of Uncle Al visiting him in Texas and when he came to Florida. Praying for Aunt Sherry, Ty, Travis & Stevie during this time of loss.
love karen

Karen Pieschke Feb 14 2022 11:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Farley

Karen Boulware Pieschke Feb 14 2022 11:35 AM

this really touches my heart. met Alvin in the navy 1962 NAS NOLA New Orleans. we revisited New Orleans few years back and had great memories with Alvin and Sherry. And we visited the navy base there. Alvin was the best.

van westbrook Feb 13 2022 7:34 PM

Love you all. Keeping you in our prayers. May the peace of God comfort you during this time.

Burt and Angie Grusy Feb 13 2022 12:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Farley

Diana Campos Feb 12 2022 11:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Farley

Karen & Charles Rosson Feb 12 2022 9:02 PM

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