George Robert Farish, born in Charlottesville, Virginia on May 22, 1933, passed away on October 13, 2016, at his home in Ferncliff, Virginia, surrounded by his loving wife, Phyllis Johnson Farrish; his beloved dog, Ellie Grace; and his devoted caregiver, Clara Bruce. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Josephine Farish; brothers, Johnny, James, Franklin and John Farish; and a sister, Sandra Moilanen. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, of 29 years; a son, George Robert "Bobby" Farish Jr. of Conway, South Carolina; a granddaughter, Meggan Farish of Durhan, North Carolina; brother, Cecil Farish (Loretta) of Lynchburg, Virginia; and sisters-in-law, Janet Farish and Jonni Farish. George retired from VDOT in Richmond, Virginia, after 34 years of service. He also proudly served his country in the U.S. army. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Macedonia United Methodist Church in Louisa, Virginia. Visitation was held with the family at 12 p.m. with the funeral services at 1 p.m., conducted by the Rev Steve Hall. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery Fund, c/o Faye Stewart, 1124 Holland Creek Road, Louisa, VA 23093. Arrangements were made by Sheridan Funeral Home, Kent's Store, Virginia.
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