Frankie Fare

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Frankie Joe Fare, 85, of Purdy, Missouri, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord in Heaven on Saturday, August 12, 2017, while at his home. He was born in McDowell, Missouri, on October 27, 1931, the son of the late William and Elaine (Truhitte) Fare. He was united in marriage at Roaring River in Cassville on August 21, 1950, to Dorothy Bennett; she survives.

He was retired from Justin Boots and was a farmer all his life. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Arnhart Baptist Church in Purdy, Missouri.

Frankie is survived by his wife Dorothy of the home; one son Steve Fare and his wife Marilyn of Willard, Missouri; one daughter Connie Goetz and her husband Mike of Purdy, Missouri; one brother Dewey Fare of Aurora, Missouri; four sisters Rosemary Larkin of Plano, Texas, Sue Lawrence of Aurora, Missouri, Barbara Henry of Springfield, Missouri, and Becky Ruscha of Verona, Missouri; five grandchildren: Caleb Fare, Mica Propps, Trae Goetz, Tyler Goetz, and Trent Goetz; nine great-grandchildren and on great-grandchild on the way.

Visitation for Frankie is being held on Tuesday August 15, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri. Funeral services are being held on Wednesday August 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Arnhart Baptist Church in Purdy, Missouri with Rev. Tony Martin and Rev. Jason Mackey officiating. Burial will follow services at the Arnhart Baptist Cemetery in Purdy, Missouri.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett, Missouri.