Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Rev. Billy Farrar Memorial
Rev. Billy Farrar Memorial

Rev. Billy Farrar

Rev. Billy Farrar

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

Rev. Billy Farrar, 67, of Sedro Woolley, entered heaven on February 15, 2022.  Billy was born on September 4, 1954, to Travis E. Farrar and Wanda (Hamer) Farrar in Fort Worth, Texas.

He attended Eastern Hills High School, was active in sports and graduated from Texas Wesleyan University, and received his Doctorate from Northwest University.

He was a talented athlete and a very dedicated Christian Minister.  Billy was scouted by the major leagues, yet he decided to focus his life on ministry.  He served the Lord in ministry for over 50 years starting as a Youth Pastor and Team Chaplin in Texas, and ending it in Mount Vernon, WA.

Billy is survived by his wife of 41 years, Pamela of Sedro-Woolley; his mother, Wanda (Hamer) Farrar; sister, Shelley Farrar-Coleman, and family; son, Brett; daughter-in-law, Brandy; grandchildren, Payten and Beckett; son, Kelly; daughter-in-law, Karyn; grandchildren, Micah and Stella; son, Jessy; mother-in-law, Mary Long; sister and brother-in-law, John and Patti Sontra and family; numerous family members and friends who loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his father, Travis E. Farrar; father-in-law, Boyde Long.

A Celebration of Life will be held, Sunday, February 20, 2022 at 2:00pm, at Grace Church, 2502 North La Venture, Mt Vernon, WA.  Share your memories of Billy and sign the online guest register.


  • Dan Johnson, Madrid

    So sorry to hear of Billy’s departure…may you find sweet comfort in Jesus during these difficult days.

  • Dianna Koeth

    Pastor Farrar was the kindest pastor that I ever knew and I will always be thankful for the times he prayed with me over the phone since it was so difficult for me to attend church. I am truly looking forward to seeing him again in heaven and I know his big and kind smile is going to be even bigger in heaven! Blessings and comfort to Pam and all the family during this time!

  • Carolyn Mathews Brown

    You were my first youth pastor. You made a difference in my life & your smile would light up a room! I think all the girls in the youth group had a crush on you, including me. You will be missed by so but you are receiving your reward in heaven.
    “Well done thy good and faithful servant”

  • Renee Supler

    Pastor, I have listened to the words you spoke for our Lord over the last 25 years. Our families have been thru many ups and downs on both sides throughout the years. I will never forget how you taught us to read the word, pray the word, and do the word all the days of our lives. I truly love both you and your family and so glad to share our walk with God with all of you!!! So happy that the angels are rejoicing in heaven as they met you in your entrance. Rest In Peace and I bet even the Lord is rejoicing in hearing you sing, even if you said the rest of us wouldn’t.

  • David Lee

    What an awesome pastor, man, friend and neighbor.
    Hearing him on pulpit forever stamped my heart the verse – I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
    I know you ARE resting in peace Pastor Billy.
    Heart felt thoughts to you Pam, boys and family.
    Love you.

  • Brian "Bubba" Halvorson

    So sorry to hear of his passing. He was an incredible Youth Pastor. He was an important part of my teenage years and will always be remembered fondly.

  • Steven S Reese

    My best friend and my pastor, I’m going to miss our Sunday morning talks. I loved you ❤️ so much more than you knew. You baptized me and deepened my Christian belief. Billy, I’m missing you and will never forget you. My heart sadden’s every time someone mentions you. Rest In Peace friend. I will love 💕 you forever Billy!

  • Brandon fowler

    Billy had helped me change my life more then anyone knows. He was such an amazing person and mentor. He married my wife and I. he was such a blessing in our life just like the rest of his family. love you billy. I thank god I got to have a relationship with you and your family.

  • Dave Supler

    He was loved by so many and will be missed by all the new him. I’m proud to have know him as my Pastor, Friend, and most of all my Brother in Christ. Will miss you lots. Will treasure all the time we have had together. We can only imagine what you are see, and hearing those words well done my faithful servant. You have won the race and now at home.