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Russel Edward Farlow

October 30, 1929 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 88)

       Dillman-Scott Funeral Home


Russel Edward Farlow, 88 of Paoli, Indiana, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018, at IU Health Paoli Hospital, in Paoli Indiana.    He was born October 30, 1929 in Paoli, Indiana to Paul Farlow and Clara Wells Farlow.  He married Reba P. Hawkins on February 25, 1951 and she passed away on August 27, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Reba, two brothers Raymond “Bud” Farlow, Robert Farlow, three sisters Mary Ethel Farlow, Thelma Hardman and Doti Geralde.

Ed began working in the Farlow family business at Indiana Handle Company.  He along with his brother Raymond Farlow ran the woodworking company for 63 years until their retirement in 2009.

He was a member of Paoli Friends Meeting, Paoli Masonic Lodge #119 F & AM, Paoli Jay Cees, and also served as a Paoli School Board Member.

He was a graduate of Paoli High School Class of 1947.

He was a US Army Veteran.

He enjoyed fishing in Canada, bird hunting, reading, flying and bowling.

Survivors include:


                Brad Farlow and wife Tammy,                     Wabash, Indiana

                Greg Farlow and wife Lesa,                          Paoli, Indiana


                Ruth Uyesugi,                                               Indianapolis, Indiana

                Mildred Pritchett,                                          Munster, Indiana

Also surviving Russel Edward Farlow are four grandchildren, Paul Farlow, Mary Elizabeth Metzger, Anna Marie Wright and Greta Kubik.                    

                Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M.  Thursday October 18, 2018 at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home with Dan Smetzer officiating.   Interment will follow in the Paoli Community Cemetery.  Visitation to be held Wednesday October 17, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. and from 9:00 A.M. until time of service on Thursday at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, Indiana.

Masonic Services will be conducted at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday October 17, 2018 by Paoli Masonic Lodge #119 F & AM.                                  

Arrangements made by Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 W. Campbell Street, Paoli, IN 47454. 

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