Leon “Buck” Farris, 83, of Kailua-Kona died May 15, 2013, at Kona Community Hospital. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in Lamb County, Texas, he was an electrical contractor and owner of Buck’s Electric LLC, a Navy veteran and member of the Elks Club, California Lions Club, Kona Outdoor Circle, Makalei Men’s Golf Club, Kahaluu Kumiai and Kumamoto Kenjin Kai.
Friends may call at noon July 13 at Cornerstone Christian Church on Kealakaa Street in Kailua-Kona for a 1 p.m. service. Family requests casual attire be worn.
He is survived by wife, Millie Farris of Kailua-Kona; son, Steven (Debbie) Farris of Grants Pass, Ore.; daughter, Cindy Farris of Roseville, Calif.; stepson, Craig (Magaly) Horie of Chandler, Ariz.; stepdaughter, Tanya (Brian) Yamada of Las Vegas; sisters, Bettie Smith of Placerville, Calif., Luwanda Dodson of San Diego, Janelle (Weldon) Smith of Waterford, Calif.; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; seven stepgrandchildren.
Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.