Douglas M. Farr, 68, of Swanzey died on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. He passed peacefully in the comfort of his home after a period of declining health with the love of close friends near.
Doug was born the son of the late Frank and Alice Farr on June 24, 1950 in Brattleboro, VT. He was educated locally in Hinsdale and Brattleboro.
He was formerly married to Chris Grimes in 2010.
Doug worked for David Gale for over forty years as a driver, property manager, construction manager, equipment operator, car transport specialist, property rental agent and later in life a small engine repairman. He also did lawn and yard maintenance and in addition he was a self-employed truck driver working with Henry Trucks. Doug was a visual learner and this ability aided him in accomplishing a great deal. Doug was a jack of all trades, he could do almost anything.
He loved to tinker with mechanical components. Doug gave freely of his time to help his friends and people in need. He enjoyed cooking and visiting with friends and family. Many of his friends were made early in life. They were his friends up to the day he passed. He was an avid lover of dogs and animals.
Mr. Farr is survived by his son, Frank Farr. His siblings; Sandy Boudreau, Cindy Gallant, Colleen Theriault, Brenda Follandees and Kathy Miller. In addition, he leaves a special nephew, Kevin Anderson. Doug is also survived by; cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and numerous friends. He is pre-deceased by his son Douglas Farr who passed on May 3, 2013 and his brother Glenn Miller who passed earlier.
In keeping with Doug’s wishes there are no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 11am. at the Village Church, 121 Cobble Hill Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446. Burial will follow in the family lot at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Meeting House Rd. Hinsdale 03451. All services are under the direction of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories. 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com