Jeffrey Paul Eugene Farthing was born October 19, 1968 in Mt. Vernon, IL the son of Paul & Betty Farthing.
He previously worked as a medical appointment driver for Gholson Funeral Home & Ambulance Service, and also worked as a mechanic, and buying & selling cars. He loved spending time with his family, especially with his grandkids. He enjoyed the outdoors, and cruising in his truck. He was a member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #819 in Mt. Vernon, IL and he attended Christian Chapel Church in McLeansboro.
Jeffrey is survived by 2 sons: Levi Farthing & fiance’ Angela Shepard of McLeansboro, Colton Farthing of McLeansboro, 2 daughters: Natasha Gesick of Springerton, IL and Heather Snicker of McLeansboro, 2 brothers: Russell (Michelle) Farthing of McLeansboro, Jeremy Farthing of Houston, TX; 4 sisters: Lenora “Len” (Mikel) Parker of McLeansboro, Betsey Funkhouser of McLeansboro, Toni (Alva “Jamie”) Bennett of West Frankfort, IL and Anita (John) Woodworth of Mt. Vernon, IL; 8 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both parents, step father Donnie Funkhouser, a grandchild Heath Toothman, and a brother-in-law Rocky Phillips.
A Celebration of Life service for Jeffrey “Beef” Farthing will be held at a later date.
Online condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made at www.gholsonfuneralhome.com