Samuel Farnam

Jan 16th, 1950 - Feb 26th, 2019


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, Mar. 4th, 2019 11am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, Mar. 4th, 2019 1pm

Samuel Farnam

Pittsburg-Samuel Ed Farnam, 69, passed away on February 26, 2019 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Samuel was born on January 16, 1950 in Springfield to John and Victoria (McCafferty) Farnam. He married Juanita Faye West on June 28, 1974.  She preceded him in death on January 11, 2008.

Samuel worked for L&N Railroad and was the Captain of Burns Security of St. Louis.

Survivors include:


Angel Rhodes and Michael Bolyard of Brownstown, IL

Gary and Amber Farnam of Benton

Samuel Ed Farnam, Jr. “Jr” and Jada Ozark of AL

Lisa Farnam and fiancé Ronnie Salb of Vienna


Bailey, Cole and Levi

Emeri and Jonah

Sammy, Dayne and Maddix

Mariah, Brittany, Dalton, Dylan, Andrew and Miley

Great granddaughter-Emma

Brother-James and Debbie Boyce


Linda Mackey

Cheryl Ramey

Sandy Davis

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and siblings, Vicky Harrison, Shirley Latham, Eva Goacher, Russella “Rusty” Neville, William Boyce and Helen McCafferty

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 1pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Jared Barton officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant “Poordo” Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 11am until the time of service at the funeral home.

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