Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


March 17, 2014

David Dale Farrell Sr.

David Dale Farrell, Sr., 76, of Chester, lost his fight to cancer on Friday, March 14, 2014 at home with his family by his side. He was born July 26, 1937 to Loree Dale Younger Palmeri and Freeman Farrell Jr., in Corsicana.

David attended Corsicana schools where he met and married the love of his life and best friend Jan Nell Farish. He and his beloved wife have been married for 55 years.

David  attended Texas A&M University and worked in the banking industry most of his life. He started as a teller/cashier at Wynnewood State Bank in Dallas and then became a loan officer at First Bank and Trust in Cedar Hill. He was then the Vice President of White Rock National Bank in Dallas. David was a true outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish and decided to trade the pressure of big city banking for rural living. Therefore, he and Jan then moved to Woodville in 1974 where he was Vice President and loan officer at Citizens State Bank for over 16 years. He was then the Vice President and loan officer at Colmesneil State Bank, Colmesneil before he retired. He was a long-standing member of the Woodville United Methodist Church and a member of the Rotary Club of Woodville.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and his son David Dale Farrell, Jr.  

He is survived by his wife Jan Farish Farrell of Chester, oldest daughter Cynthia Farrell Tribble and husband Ricky of Winnie, and youngest daughter Rebecca Farrell of Wimberley.  He is also survived by his grandsons, Brandon Tribble and wife Rendi, of Pineland, Christopher Tribble of Winnie, and his great-grandson Eli Michael Tribble of Winnie; uncle Willie Conway Younger of Kerens, his cousins Vicki Younger Myers and husband Tom of Holden Beach, N.C., Greg Younger and wife Laurie of Allen, Pat Johnson of Amarillo, Vivian Dorsey of Lubbock, and Rear Admiral USN Eugene Farrell and wife Mindy of San Antonio.

Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana with his grandson Brandon Tribble officiating.

Pallbearers are Ricky Tribble, Brandon Tribble, and Chris Tribble of Winnie, Gary Don Farish of Garland, Chris Garcia of Denton, James Earley of Rockdale, and Josh Smith of Wimberley. Honorary pallbearers are Willie Younger of Kerens, John Smith of Corsicana, Al Tarver of Chester, and Lynn Tarver of Chester.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Woodville.


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