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Bill McFarland

Bill McFarland

December 22, 1933     ~     February 2, 2016

William L. “Bill” McFarland, 82, Glasgow, passed away Tuesday, February 02, 2016, at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, KY. He died on what would have been his 60th wedding anniversary with his wife Lois Hope Eubank McFarland; she preceded him in death on October 30, 2012. The Barren County native was a son of the late O. H. and Lela Nichols McFarland. He was a graduate of Glasgow High School, where he was an All-State Football player, and later played for the University of Kentucky. He was a United States Army veteran, stationed in Italy, and a retired mechanic with the Lyons Company in Glasgow. He was a long-time member of the Refuge Church of Christ where he also served as an Elder, song leader, and Sunday School teacher.

Survivors include two children: Fern Wells and her husband Dan of Lexington, and Neal McFarland and his wife Pam of Versailles; two grandchildren: William Drexel Wells and Olivia Hope Wells; two sisters: Ruth Eubank of Glasgow and Alice Little of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Peyton McFarland and Lewis McFarland; and three sisters: Frances Hayden, Helen Bryant, and Alta Eubank.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and continue Friday morning at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Potter’s Children’s Home in Bowling Green—envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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7 Entries for Bill McFarland

  1. joe devers says:

    sorry for the loss to the McFarland family Bill was a good man

  2. Doug Depp says:

    Bill was my all time favorite Sunday school teacher. He was a good man and will be missed greatly.

  3. Sandy Rowland says:

    Rest in peace my friend , you’ll always a special place in my heart

  4. Ruth Hayden says:

    Uncle Bill you will be missed . Rest in peace . Condolence to the family . Sorry my sister and my self could not attend the service .

  5. Patricia Blackburn says:

    Lifting up the family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Pattie and Joe Blackburn – Lexington, KY

  6. Howard and Sarah Alls says:

    Having known your parents as fellow brother and sister in Christ, their lives exemplified true Christianity. Accept our deepest sympathy in your loss.

    Sincerely, Howard and Sarah Alls

  7. lavonna welch says:

    sorry to hear about bill. i worked with him at glass paving and thought a lot of him. sorry i was unable to come but my thoughts and prayers are with you.