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Lee R. Farris

October 22, 1940 — October 28, 2009

Lee R. Farris, age 69, of Grants Pass, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at his home after losing his battle with cancer.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2009 at Hull & Hull Chapel with Pastor John Braund officiating. Private interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Remembrances may be made to Asante Hospice, 1505 NW Washington Blvd, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526.

Lee was born October 22, 1940 in Limestone, Arkansas to Oral & Cassie Farris. He was raised in Northern California and attended schools in both McKinleyville and Arcata. On February 12, 1967 in Reno he married Linda Cook. In 1977 he moved from Arcata to Grants Pass. He worked in the wood products industry most of his life, retiring from Superior Lumber Company in 2005.

He was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Lee enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

In addition to his wife, Linda Farris of Grants Pass; he is survived by two daughters, Teresa Tolleson of Eureka, California and Brandy Farris of Grants Pass; two granddaughters, Courtney Thomas of Lamar, Arkansas and Taylor Farris of Grants Pass; two grandsons, Joshua Hogue of Lamar, Arkansas and Brandon Farris of Grants Pass; eight great-grandchildren; seven sisters; three brothers; and his father, Oral Farris of McKinleyville, California.

He was preceded in death by his mother and two brothers.

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