Terry L. Farber, 61, of Columbia City, died at 5:54 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at his home. He had been in failing health.
He was born Aug. 25, 1950, at the Luckey Hospital in Wolf Lake, a son of Lawrence E. and Ruby L. (Hearld) Farber.
A member of the class of 1968 from Columbia City High School, he graduated from IPFW with a degree in Engineering.
On June 15, 1967, he was united in marriage to Marold A. Jackson. They have always made their home in the Columbia City area, moving to their present home in 1996.
He began his career at Columbia Die Mold as a mold maker then at Precision Plastics as a tool shop manager, retiring in August 2012, as Vice President of Engineering.
He attended Eberhard Lutheran Church and was a member of the Columbia City Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks #1417 and Sons of the American Legion Post #98.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Marold; two children, Erika (Dustin) Pickett of Westfield and Jeffrey (Stacie) Farber of Columbia City; four grandchildren, Delaney and Ellis Pickett and Sydni and Jacob Farber; two sisters, Rosalie Kay Kleespie of Columbia City and Kerry Barr of Hermiston Ore. and a sister-in-law, Nancy Farber of Columbia City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Farber.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. The burial will be in Eberhard Cemetery. The visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
An Elk twilight service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Preferred memorials are to the donorâ€™s favorite charity.
Condolences may be sent to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.