GOLDTHWAITE Funeral services for Billy Joe Farris Sr., 74, of Fort Worth, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite, with Albert Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held before the service.

He died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Fort Worth.

He was born June 18, 1940 in Brownwood to Mack Farris and Zola Shipman Farris. He married Lola Faye Brown on Aug. 26, 1960 in Brownwood. He was an auto mechanic and a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Faye Farris of Fort Worth; daughter, Kathy Ballard of Fort Worth; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Joe Farris Jr.; and brothers Jack Farris and Gene Farris.