Charles Jackson “Jack” Farra, Sr., 66, of Sandyville, WV, passed away February 23, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg following an extended illness.

Charles Jackson “Jack” Farra, Sr., 66, of Sandyville, WV, passed away February 23, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg following an extended illness.

He was born October 4, 1946, in Mt. Alto, WV, a son of the late George

Willard, Sr. and Millie Elizabeth (Bush) Farra.

He was a former riverboat engineer’s mate, mechanic and school bus driver.

He was a retired supervisor of transportation for the Jackson County Board

of Education. He was a farmer, and attended the Copper Fork Community

Church, Sandyville.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Ellaine Wanda (Ramsey) Farra; sons,

David Bruce Farra and his wife Allysia of Ravenswood, and Charles Jackson

“Jay” Farra, Jr. and his wife, Samantha of Sandyville; grandchildren, Aly

Farra, Ava Farra, and Austin Farra; brother, George Willard Farra, Jr. of

Sandyville; sister, Marilyn Sullivan of Oak Hill, WV.

Services were Monday, February 25, 2013, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans. Pastor Brett Wilson and Rev. Bud McVey officiated. Burial followed in the Hopewell Cemetery, Mt. Alto.