LeRoy 'Tom' Farley

LeRoy Farley passed away August 16, 2012, at his home in Central Point, Ore. He was born January 14, 1933, to Glenn and Alice Pace Farley, in Irwin, Iowa.

He moved to Oregon with his family during World War II, and graduated from the old Central Point High School in 1951. On June 11, 1955, he married Dorothy Carlson, in Eagle Point, Ore. They were married for 57 years.

Tom worked for 46 years doing road construction for Hughes and Dodd/Hughes Brothers, where he was considered one of the best heavy equipment operators in the valley. His greatest joy in life was being in the woods sitting on a piece of equipment building roads.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ronald, of Glide, Ore., and Larry (Beth), of Poulsbo, Wash.; one brother, Glenn (Judy), of Medford, Ore.; two sisters, Gail Wiggins, of Medford and Jean (Allen) Kiser, of Keizer, Ore.; two grandsons, Mike (Carrie), of Eagle Point, Ore., and Borya, of Poulsbo; one granddaughter, Jenny, of Medford; and four great-grandchildren, Dominick, Aryella, Trinity, and Gavin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Vera Force.

No service will be held at his request. He will be laid to rest at Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation.

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