Jack Leroy Farris II, 72, Passed away on October 6, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with esophageal cancer.
Jack was born on June 8, 1949 to Jack Farris Sr. and Elsie Roush Farris, in Moran, Kansas.
He married Sheri Lynn Evans on May 13, 1972, and they were married nearly 50 years at the time of his passing. They had two children; a son, Gregory Allen Farris, and daughter, Wendy Lynn Farris.
Jack's presence was truly a gift for those who has the pleasure of being a part of his life. He will be fondly remembered for his fierce loyalty and love of his family and friends, his enjoyment of the outdoors, his laughter and witty intellect, his tremendous compassion, and his many blood donations to seriously ill infants during his tenure at the American Red Cross.
Jack was a Vietnam War Veteran and served as PFC in the United States Army from 1966-1969. He was honorable discharged with accolades for his service.
He worked at Reynolds Metals in Portland, Oregon before relocating with his family to Boise, Idaho where he worked at the American Red Cross for over 20 years.
Jack is survived by his wife, Sheri Lynn, daughter, Wendy, son, Greg; brothers, Willard Dale Farris, Ivan Wayne Farris, sister, Sandy Harrell; step-brother, Rodger Huckabee; step-sister, Cecily Coats; grandsons, Chase Farris, KC Farris, and Jacob Farris; 1 great granddaughter, Savannah Cheyenne Farris; many nieces and nephews; son-in-law Michael Duncan, and sisters-in-laws, Sheila Jones and Corine Hedges.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Elsie; step-father, John Huckabee; step-mother, Ann Farris and step-sister, Glenna Ward.
Jack's memorial service and military honors will be held at Idaho State Veteran's Cemetery Thursday June 9th at 2:00pm
After the services we will be having a gathering at our home 6949 West Kingsdale Drive. We will be serving sandwiches and such. We hope to see you.