Robert V. Farrow

Born: Mon., Aug. 9, 1926
Died: Sun., Dec. 6, 2015


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Dec. 17, 2015
Location: Burns Mortuary

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Robert Vernon Farrow

August 9, 1926 – December 6, 2015


Robert Vernon Farrow – a resident of Pendleton passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015, at St. Anthony Hospital.  He was 89 years old. 

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, December 17, 2015, at 11:00 AM at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton Chapel.  Burial will follow at Skyview Memorial Park in Pendleton.  Sign the online condolence book at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 

Robert was born August 9, 1926, to Walter A. and Ethel Chance Farrow in Nampa, Idaho.  He attended school in Pendleton, Oregon.  Robert joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served WWII.  He received an Honorable Discharge in February of 1947.  He had been married twice before marrying Donna Rae Watson on February 3, 1962 in Winnemucca, Nevada.  They made their home in Pendleton.  Robert was a log truck driver for some time before working as a welder in the Shipyards in The Dalles, OR.  He then worked on the Distant Early Warning Line in Alaska from 1959 to 1960.  He came home to Pendleton and worked for Woodpecker Trucking where he was a technician and a welder, and also drove Truck Wrecker.  In 1979 he began his career at Boise Cascade as a Chip Truck Driver where he worked until the age of 83, earning several awards for his many years of safe driving.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, RVing and working with stained glass. 

Robert is survived by his son Tom Farrow, daughter Drucilla Farrow, and brother, Terry Farrow, all of Pendleton, as well as four grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Donna Farrow, brother Keith Farrow and sister Sharon Reed.  

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Fred Hill Sr
   Posted Wed December 09, 2015
Dru: I offer my prayers & condolences to you & your family.

Sandra Sampson
   Posted Wed December 09, 2015
I liked to send my condolences to an elder of the Tribe, even though I only got to meet Mr. Farrow a couple of times I surely enjoyed his enthusiasm with he presence. My prays to the family left behind

Bea Feather
   Posted Thu December 10, 2015


Debi (Allen-Rauch) Flint
   Posted Fri December 11, 2015
Tom and Terry I am so sorry for your loss. God bless.

Ron T Halfmoon
   Posted Sun December 13, 2015
I knew Robert as Bob when I was a high school boy and he was married to my niece Philomena. He hunted with us in Johnson Creek and Snipe Creek areas in the Blue Mountains. I have not know of his whereabouts until now, such sad news. Condolences to Drucilla and family and all who knew and loved him.

Adele Guyer
   Posted Mon December 14, 2015
Sorry for your loss. I like to think he is in a happier place; and that his loved ones are waiting for him. I knew him years ago.

Dennis and Teresa Fine
   Posted Tue December 15, 2015
Dennis and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

Janet Johnson and Family
   Posted Tue December 15, 2015
I remember Robert while I was employed at Yellowhawk Tribal Health Clinic in 02' and through Terry Farrow, his son. He will truly be missed and my prayers are with the Farrow Family always. - Janet, and Kids: Amy-Jo & Deric Johnson.

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Tue December 29, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Lisa Steber
   Posted Fri January 01, 2016
So very sorry for your loss. Robert will be missed by all that knew him. He was a kind, loving, friendly man. I wish knew of this news sooner I would have made it to the service. God Bless The Family Your In My Thoughts And Prayer.

Aloha Post 104
   Posted Sun March 06, 2016
Aloha Post 104 extends condolences to the family and loved ones for the passing of Robert Farrow.

Tammy hudson
   Posted Thu December 29, 2016
I'm grandpa farrow I'm so sorry for our loss. Grandpa ment the world to me as we shared the very same interests. We often met as I came through town and we would get a chance to stop and meet. I remember his great big smile as he walked up to that big rig and me my daughter and husband would get out. We had long talked about why I wanted to be a truck driver. I can say I felt the love he had for me it was warming and real. I miss him so much as we talked on the phone everyday. I am so sorry for not being there. You don't know me but if having the opertunity I would show love all the time and date I need you and delete as u are still my family I know you are because that's what my grandpa told me. And in my eyes my grandpa was always right. I miss you everyday day grandpa everyday. Your always with me.

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