Dennis Verdo Farris

Dennis Verdo Farris passed away on Nov. 1, 2012 at the age of 58, after a long illness. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on Sept. 30, 1954, the oldest of three sons born to Verdo and Patsy Farris.

The family moved to Ray, Arizona in 1957 where Dennis started school and later graduated from Ray High School in Kearny. He lived in California and Colorado for some years.

Dennis’ big love was always music and art. His love of music, especially rock-n-roll, lead to him working as a disc jockey at several radio stations over the years and his love of art lead to his return to college at the age of 50 where he received his Bachelors Degree in 2006 from the U of A, of which he was very proud.

Dennis enjoyed drawing and painting and sometimes displayed his work in local art shows. He also enjoyed getting together with friends and playing guitar. Dennis loved children and worked for a time with troubled children in California, always wanting the best for them.

Dennis is survived by his three sons, Dylan (Lindsey), Jesse (Kim) and Free; three grandchildren, Sage, Jackson and Grace; parents, Verdo and Patsy Farris; brothers, Jeff (Brenda) and Jerry; niece, Shea; nephew, Sam and many aunts, uncles and cousins all over the Southeast.

Memorial Service will be held, Thurs., Nov. 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Kearny.

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com 

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    From the desk of Supervisor Pete Rios

    19 hours ago
    by

    I am passing along some general information on the unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America and their recent, temporary placement […]


    Resolution Copper adds new members to ‘communities’ staff

    20 hours ago
    by

    There are a few new members to the Resolution Copper communications staff who were hired over the summer. Tara Kitcheyan […]


    Pinal Partnership Gubernatorial Debate at CAC Signal Peak Campus Postponed

    August 29th, 2014
    by

    Pinal County– Pinal Partnership announced today the Gubernatorial Debate scheduled for Thursday, September 4 at Central Arizona College’s Signal Peak […]


    Butterfly Count at the Boyce Thompson Arboretum Sept. 6

    August 28th, 2014
    by

    Volunteers with the Central Arizona Butterfly Association invite participants to join their 8th annual Autumn census of all the butterflies […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Grover ‘G.C.’ Fairchild Jr.

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Grover (G.C.) Fairchild, Jr., of San Manuel, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. G.C. was born in Winnsboro, Louisiana, […]


    Abner Lavell Martin

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Abner Lavell Martin, 89, passed away Dec. 8, 2013 at his home in Central, Arizona, surrounded by his loving family. […]


    Lola Wright McGovern (Cardell)

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Lola Wright McGovern (Cardell) gave up this earthly life in the early morning of Jan. 1, 2014, after a brave […]


    Gary Smith

    January 8th, 2014
    by

    Memorial services for Gary Smith, 54, will be held at Griffith Mortuary Chapel in Kearny on Jan. 10, 2014 at […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin