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William "Al" Farley

April 19, 1945 ~ November 19, 2018 (age 73)
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William “Al” Farley, age 73, of Nebo, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at his residence with his loving family by his side.  The son of the late Floyd and Eula Mae Wilson Farley, Al was born in Charleston, South Carolina. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Milton and Ronnie.


A lifetime member of the PGA, Al was a former golf pro at the Marion Lake Club in Nebo and Quaker Meadows Golf Club in Morganton. 


He is survived by his loving wife, Alice; two sons, William “Scooter” (Kristi) and Frank (JoAnn); two grandchildren, Rachel and Lucy; three brothers, Richard (Pat), Phillip (Wanda) and David; and one special sister-in-law, Ann. 


In keeping with Al’s wishes, a private memorial service will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Farley’s memory are asked to consider, CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care-McDowell, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, North Carolina or by visiting


The family of Mr. Farley wishes to express their deepest appreciation to the staff of CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care-McDowell for the loving and compassionate care they provided Al and his family during this time.


Donations may be made to:

John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center
P.O. Box 25338, Asheville NC 28813
Tel: 1-828-277-4800

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