Farish Willie Fowler, 80, of Marble, went to Heaven Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
Farish was born Feb. 9, 1938, in Gilmer County, Ga., to the late Reed Fowler and Mae Jones Fowler.
Mr. Fowler loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
He enjoyed woodworking and target shooting, especially with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, Harold Fowler, Norman Fowler, Junior Fowler, Mary Fowler and Elsie Nazerian.
Survivors include his loving wife, Reba Murphy Fowler; daughter, Angie (Mitch) Prince; son, Randy (Angela) Fowler; daughter, Colleen (Jeff) Hamlin; daughter, Diana (Jerry) Breedlove; son, Jeff (Kristen) Fowler; six grandchildren, Trevor Beavers, Sierra Hamlin, Brianna Fowler, Joshua Fowler, Noah Fowler and Seth Fowler; two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Mason Beavers; two brothers, Jim and Pete Fowler; and two sisters, Evelyn Ledford and Betty Ahanger.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at New Martins Creek Baptist Church with Dr. John Bailey and the Rev. Hoyt Brown officiating. Interment will follow in New Martins Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. at the church.
Pallbearers will include Trevor Beavers, Joshua Fowler, Noah Fowler, Seth Fowler, Sierra Hamlin and Keith Heard. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Heard, Mitch Prince, Jerry Breedlove, Jeff Hamlin and Doug Prince.
Military honors will be presented by Murphy VFW Post 10222, Joe Miller Elkin American Legion Post 96, DAV Chapter 73 and Clay County VFW Post 6812.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.