Obituary: Tom Farris


CIC-0317- Tom Farris OBIT

Tom Farris, 78, of Carmel, died on Mar. 6, 2015 from Parkinson’s and Lewy-body dementia. He was born Sept. 19, 1936 to Florence and Reps Farris near Hampshire, Tenn. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, Tom Farris of Des Moines, IA; daughter, Lori Brink (Steve) of Urbandale, IA; brother, Steve Farris (Trudy) of Douglasville, GA; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Fri., March 13 in Carmel United Methodist Church, where calling will be one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care and the Stratford at West Clay, Memory Care Unit.

Arrangements are entrusted to Leppert Mortuary – Smith Carmel Chapel.  You are invited to read Tom’s detailed obituary and share thoughts with the family by visiting:


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