Farrel G. Waite

January 18, 1932 ~ September 13, 2018 (age 86)

Farrel G. Waite, age 86, a resident of Harrisburg, passed away at 5:23 AM Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. Farrel was born January 18, 1932 in Washington, Iowa, to the late Leslie F. and Lavenia (Jolly) Waite. On November 19, 1950, Farrel married Wanda (Hall) and she survives. Farrel was a heavy equipment operator, a member of the Harrisburg Masonic Lodge, the Operating Engineers Local, UMWA and McKinley Ave. Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the Air Force serving during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife Wanda Waite of Harrisburg; Son: Steven and wife Terese Waite of Ridgefield, Conn; Daughter: Marilyn J. Waite (Taylor) of Harrisburg; Daughter: Glynda and husband Greg Fulbright of Florida; and Son: Ryan Waite of Ft. Smith Arkansas. Grandchildren: Joseph, Anthony, Olivia, Eric and Juliana Waite; Adam L. and wife Shauna Taylor, A.J. (Jason) Fulbright, and Mitchell Waite; 2 Great-grandchildren: Mackenzie Fulbright and Grace Jean Taylor; 1 Brother: Marion J and wife Judy Waite of Carrolton, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers: Jerry and Dale Waite and Great-Grandson: Brantly Jason Fulbright. Services will be held at 1 PM Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Raleigh Masonic Cemetery with Military Rite by the Harrisburg American Legion, VFW and Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM Saturday, September 15, 2018 with Masonic Rites at 7 PM at Reed Funeral Chapel. For those who wish, donation may be made to the 4 C's. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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