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Edward Joseph Farkas

January 13, 1939 ~ August 7, 2017 (age 78)

Edward Joseph Farkas, 78, of Longview passed Monday, August 7, 2017, at a Longview hospital. Mr. Farkas was born Scotch Plains, New Jersey on January 13, 1939 to Alexander and Johanna Bednarik Farkas. He served in the U. S. Air Force as a jet engine mechanic and continued as a mechanic after leaving the service. He married Audrey Gill and they lived in Tyler, Indiana, Florida, and Louisiana before moving to Longview two years ago. Mr. Farkas was a Christian, being raised in the Catholic Church and later became a Baptist.

Mr. Farkas is survived by his wife, Audrey Farkus of Longview, sons, Douglas Glenn Farkas of Florida, Edward Joseph Farkas, Jr. of Arizona, a brother, Alexander W. Farkas of New Jersey, and numerous grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Welch Funeral Home.


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