Funeral services for Billy Roe Farris, Jr., 47, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2020, at First Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Farris passed away at 6:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2020 near West Plains, Missouri.
He was born on December 30, 1972 to Billy and Tressie Farris in Calico Rock Arkansas. He was united in marriage to Chasity (Cheever) Farris on August 1, 2009. To this union they were blessed with two children, William and Ellasyn Farris. Billy also has a daughter, Ashley Farris Schaaf. Throughout the years, Billy, a military veteran, has served his country as a Federal Police Officer and a Corrections Officer. For the past eight years he has worked as a grader for Armstrong Flooring. Billy enjoyed spending his spare time hunting and fishing with his family and friends. He leaves behind a Martial Arts legacy as a 10th degree Grandmaster in American Freestyle Kenpo and head instructor for the Missouri Mighty Warriors. His sense of humor, contagious laughter, funny stories, and bear hugs will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him
He is survived by his wife Chasity, son, William Farris and daughter, Ellasyn Farris, all of the family home; his daughter Ashely Schaaf (Tyler) of Indiana and their children, Ryan and Delilah; his mother, Tressie Farris; two brothers, Rockie (Marna) Farris and Thomas “TJ” (Bridgette) Farris; two sisters, Alice (Oliver) Buck, and Sally (Cloyce) Eaton, all of Arkansas; mother-in-law, Fara Cheever; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Billy was preceded in death by his father, Billy Roe Farris, one sister, Teresa Hodge and father-in law, Glenn Cheever.
Visitation services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Langston Street Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Family and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.