September 11, 1942 - January 15, 2021
Edward Ray Farrow, 78, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born September 11, 1942 in Cape Girardeau to the late Omar and Maxine (Littleton) Farrow. He and Linda Ramsey were married November 7, 1970. Edward proudly served in the U.S. Army’s 196th Light Infantry Brigade Alpha Company in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Louis K. Juden American Legion Post 63, St. Mark’s Masonic Lodge #93, was a founding member of the Cape Shrine Club and a devoted volunteer at the Mississippi Valley Therapeutic Horsemanship in Oak Ridge where he was known as the “horse whisperer”. He devoted 50 years to these charities. He worked for Commercial Transport for 30 years and later Yellow Freight in St. Louis. He was a gifted heavy equipment operator and helped build the Emerson Memorial Bridge and Interstate 55. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Fruitland. Loving survivors include his wife of 50 years, Linda Farrow of Cape Girardeau; son, Calvin Farrow of New Mexico; daughter, Vallodee “Gail” Richmond (Andrea Rehm) of Jackson; son, Travis (Jenny) Farrow of Egypt Mills; grandchildren, Madigan and Natalie Richmond, and Evan Farrow; brothers, Tommy Farrow of Fruitland, Michael (Saundra) Farrow of Troy, Missouri, Alan (Faye) Farrow of Fruitland and Brian (Debbie) Farrow of Fruitland; sister, Myra Morris of Fruitland; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Faith Farrow; sister-in-law, Judy Farrow. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 20, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home. Private family graveside will be Thursday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield with full military honors. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Mississippi Valley Therapeutic Horsemanship, 192 Hope Hill Rd, Oak Ridge, MO 63769.
Edward Ray Farrow, 78, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born September 11, 1942 in Cape Girardeau to the late Omar and Maxine (Littleton) Farrow. He and Linda Ramsey were married... View Obituary & Service Information
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