Douglas D. Farrell, Sr., 74, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
Funeral services are planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family will meet with friends immediately following the service.
Inurnment is planned for a later date at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Miami County.
Douglas was born July 4, 1945, in Ottawa, the son of Donald F. and Opal M. (Hudson) Farrell.
He was a lifelong Ottawa resident attending Ottawa schools.
Douglas was united in marriage to Sue Creviston May 9, 1964, in Stilwell, Okla. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include sons: Douglas Farrell, Jr. and wife Angela, of Pomona, and Donald Farrell and wife Victoria, of Ottawa; three siblings: Dee Ellen Leach and husband Robert, of Ottawa, David Farrell and wife Judy, of Florida, and Kenneth Farrell and wife Linda, of Texas; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Patricia Fleming.
Douglas was an owner/operator of a mobile home carrier moving for Commodore Homes in Ottawa for several years. He later was employed by the Franklin County Public Works Department as a shop foreman for 17 years, retiring in 2013.
He enjoyed building hot rods, riding his Harley motorcycle and playing pranks. Douglas loved spending time with his family, his pet dogs and animals.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Franklin County Cancer Foundation, c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Douglas’ Tribute Wall at www.dengelmortuary.com.