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Ernest Cartrelle Farrar / September 15, 2020

Ernest Cartrelle Farrar, 80, of Chase City, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Farrar was born in East Orange, N..J. Sept. 29, 1939 to the late Ernest Lee and Lucinda Farrar. He was a 1956 graduate of West End High School in Skipwith, and furthered his education at St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville. Mr. Farrar was a retiree of General Motors, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 54 years, Marie (Flossie) Myers Farrar; devoted cousins, Ronnie, Henry and Joyce, and a host of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Farrar was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Marlene Gary and a nephew, Bertram Giles Gary.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, at noon at Thyne Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Chase City, with Rev. Carl Johnson officiating. Public viewing will be held on Wednesday from 2-6 p.m.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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