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Eddie Farlow

October 4, 1952 — June 27, 2022

John Edward Farlow, Sr., better known as Eddie, 69, husband of the late Thelma Simpson Farlow and a resident of Willis Wharf, VA passed Monday, June 27, 2022 at this residence.  A native of Willis Wharf, he was the son of the late Bernie Todd Farlow and the late Edna Bell Farlow.  A retired commercial fisherman, Eddie loved motorcycles, the Washington Redskins, muscle cars, seafood (catching and eating it), fishing, Swap Shop and yard saling.

He is survived by two sons, John E. Farlow, Jr., and his wife, Sharon, of Willis Wharf and Matthew Steele Farlow of Willis Wharf; one brother, Wayne Farlow and his wife, Virgie, of Church Neck, VA; two sisters, Bernice Booth of Willis Wharf and Ellen Ellerbe of Exmore, VA; and three step-grandsons, Brandon Wroten, Nathaniel Bowen and Matthew Bowen. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Todd Farlow.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Johnson’s United Methodist Church with Reverend Curtis Lucy officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA Eastern Shore, Inc., Post Office Box 164, Onley, VA  23418.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Johnson's United Methodist Church

11175 Bayside Road, Machipongo, VA 23405

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