Everett "Bill" McFarland was born April 7, 1931 in Blountstown to Pearl and Everett McFarland. He passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Panama City at the age of 81.


Everett "Bill" McFarland was born April 7, 1931 in Blountstown to Pearl and Everett McFarland.  He passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Panama City at the age of 81.



Bill was retired from Vitro, a long-time resident of Port St Joe, member of Oak Grove Assembly of God, and a US Air Force veteran.



He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Tomlin (Jim) and Linda Pace (Johnny); eight grandchildren, Steven Odom, Jamie Tomlin, Jennifer Tomlin, Bryan Hobbs, B.J. Tomlin, Jessica Pace, John Pace, and Megan Pace; siblings, Mary Ann Hornsby, Madelyn Harlow, Lois Jean Rammacher, and Patrick McFarland; brother-in-law, Anthony Taranto (Toni); sisters-in-law, Netta Hough and Dolores Roux (Louie); six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.



He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Taranto McFarland; son Tony McFarland; and daughter Suzanne McFarland.



Funeral services will be held at noon, Thursday, August 30 at Oak Grove Assembly of God in Port St. Joe with burial in Holly Hill Cemetery.  Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral.



Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements.