John C. McFarland
Sunday 20th of April 1947 - Sunday 13th of November 2022
John C. McFarland, 75, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022. John was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Benjamin Everett and Edwina Pearl (Carroll) McFarland on April 20, 1947.
John was baptized into the Christian faith on April 20, 1966, in Jamestown, Kentucky. He moved to Lexington in 1973, becoming a driver for UPS and maintained that job for 34 years. He loved his faith, his family, and his farm. He raised cattle for 25 years and loved the time he spent with his nephew, Greg Jones, and brother-in-law Charles Farley. Deer hunting was a bonding time for them all. He wed Rosemary Farley on October 25, 1986 and together, they celebrated 36 of marriage. John was a member of the NRA and Tates Creek Christian Church. John is now whole and awaiting the return of our LORD.
Left to cherish John is his loving wife, Rosemary; sons, Darren (Lauren) McFarland, Richard (Sabrina) McFarland, and Tommy (Beth) McFarland; daughter, Ashley (Joshua) Smith; grandchildren, Ethan Basie, Emalee Ann Smith, Brady McFarland, Thomas Michael McFarland, Jr., Carter McFarland, and Maddox McFarland, and sisters-in-law, Lucie McFarland and Delores McFarland. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brothers, Everett McFarland, Jr., James Madison McFarland, and Norman Franklin McFarland.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 17th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm at Tates Creek Christian Church located at 3150 Tates Creek Road in Lexington. Service will begin at 2:30 pm with interment to follow in Lexington Cemetery.
In honor of his legacy, please direct memorial donations to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or to Milligan University, P.O. Box 750, Milligan, TN 37682.
To share a remembrance of John or to offer condolences to his family, please visit milwardfuneral.com.
Donna Lewis Foddrellsays
Rosemary, so sorry for your loss. Never forget the memories and I hope you find comfort with your friends and family. Prayers to all!!
To a great guy and friend. May you rest in peace.
So sorry for your loss Rosemary he was a good man and strong union man I could always count on him anytime I needed him he will be missed