Stephen Rae Farthing, age 69, of Langley, KY, husband of Emma Bates Farthing, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his residence. He was born December 2, 1949 in Indiana, a son of the late Ira Raymond (Oeida) Farthing and Ruby White (Roy) Pollett. He was a member of the Graceway United Methodist Church, a member of the Gideons and a retired Grocery Store Manager.
In addition to his wife, Emma, he is survived by two sons; Stephen (Toni) Farthing II, Paducah, KY, Dr. Kevin (Youtha) Farthing, Prestonsburg, KY, three daughters; Sandra (Reggie) Hall, Prestonsburg, KY, Samantha Farthing, Elsmere, KY and Kellie Farthing, Winchester, KY, two sisters; Roetta Farthing, Lexington, KY and Anita Jenkins, Irvine, KY, 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister; Carolyn Gault.
Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, September 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Roy Harlow officiating. Burial will follow in the Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, KY, visitation is from 6 until 9 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, under the professional and dignified care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.