Mr. Murphy Gus McFarland, 79, of Clarksville, FL (Frink Community), passed away early Tuesday morning, October 22, 2013, in Panama City, FL.
Murphy was born on January 19, 1934, and had lived in Calhoun County all of his life. He was a mill wright and worked for International Paper Company for several years. He served in the United States Army.
Murphy was preceded in death by his parents, Guss McFarland and Mae (Ryals) McFarland; and siblings, Clara Mae Plair, Frank McFarland and Jane Castro.
Survivors include a sister, Ellen Marie Herndon, of Mobile, AL; sister-in-law, Carolyn McFarland of Clarksville; companion of 36 years, Iris Harbin, of Blountstown; five nephews, Jeff McFarland and Gerald McFarland, both of Clarksville, Ricky McFarland of Deltona, FL, Mickey Herndon and Larry Herndon, both of Mobile, AL; five nieces, Sherry Morris of Clarksville, Nina, Forney, Cindy and April.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 25, at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in McClellan Cemetery in the Frink Community. The family will receive friends Friday, October 25, from 10:00 am (CDT) until service time at 11:00 am (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).