Recent Stayton Obituaries




Eldon “Butch” Farthing
June 6, 1924 – June 29, 2012

Stayton – Butch, 88, died Friday, June 29,  in Scio. He was born in Ethan, SD., moving to Halsey in 1935 and to Stayton in 1957. Butch co-owned and operated Santiam Hardware for 25 years in Stayton. He was a member of the Elks, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Butch married Dorothy Renz on April 4, 1948 in Corvallis.

He is survived by his wife: Dorothy “Dottie” of Stayton; sons: Dennis Farthing of Mill City and Pat (Irene) Farthing of Stayton; 9 – grandchildren and 7 – great-grandchildren. Butch was preceded in death by 5 brothers, 1 sister, son Kelly and grandson Brady. In keeping with his wishes no services will be held. Private interment in Lone Oak Cemetery, Stayton. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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