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John Roland Farley

October 12, 1931 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 91) 91 Years Old

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John Roland Farley
October 12, 1931 – October 20, 2022

John Roland Farley, 91, of Greenville, NC, died unexpectedly on Thursday, October 20, 2022, in Hyde County.

John Farley was born in Scotland County on October 12, 1931, to the late Roland and Elsie Neal Gibson Farley.  He was married to the former Laura Credle, who survives.

John spent his working years as a Certified Public Accountant and was owner and partner of Farley Mizelle & Co. He was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.  An avid sportsman, he was happiest in Hyde County with his family and friends.  As a loyal Ducks Unlimited supporter, he served as state chairman.  John leaves a legacy of service and conservation that his family is proud to carry on.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, officiated by the Reverend Andrew Cannan. The family will receive visitors from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, October 28 at the home of Jane Farley, 1805 Rosewood Drive in Greenville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons:  John Farley (Karen) of Greenville, Paul Farley of Wilmington, and Edward Farley (Debra) of Raleigh; one daughter, Jane Farley of Greenville; grandchildren: Laura Barber (Ander Perez) of Connecticut, Wilkes Barber (Hannah) of Nebo, Joseph Farley (Mengyuan) of Raleigh, Edward Farley (Fran) of Cambridge, MD, Bo Farley (Lauren) of Raleigh, Miller Farley and Webb Farley of Wilmington, Caroline Farley and Paige Farley of Raleigh; three great-grandchildren:  Carolina Perez, Ander Roland Perez and Emma Farley; and a sister-in-law, Jane Edwards.

He was preceded in death by his brother Edward Farley.

Memorial donations may be made to Ducks Unlimited, Inc., One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, Tennessee, 38120, or St. George Episcopal Church, PO Box 101, Engelhard, NC 27824.

Arrangements by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.

 

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