Carroll W. (Pip) Farrier

  • Died: July 21, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Lakeside Park

1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Carroll W. "Pip" Farrier, 90, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on July 21, 2019 at Townehouse Retirement Center in Fort Wayne. Carroll was born on July 3, 1929 in Brighton, IA to Illoah and Margaret (Thompson) Farrier. He graduated from Brighton High School in Brighton, IA. On August 16, 1950, he married Mary Lynn Bland in Huntington, WV. Pip retired from Franklin Electric as an electronic technician after 20 years of service in 1991. He also was employed with Magnavox for 11 years and ITT for 3.5 years. He played the saxophone his entire life and for several bands including; ITT, Magnavox, Fort Wayne Community Band, and The New Haven Alumni Band. Pip also was a volunteer wheelchair ramp builder. He loved gardening and spending time with his family and loved ones. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lynn Farrier of Fort Wayne, children; Stephen (Kathy) Farrier, Becky (Ron) Bleke and Cindy (Keith) Bricker all of Fort Wayne, 8 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 3 step-great grandchildren, and a brother, Maurice Farrier of Raleigh, NC. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, daughter, Jeanne Farrier, granddaughter, Kimberly Bleke, and twin great-granddaughters, Lexi and Maya Coil. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 2:00pm with calling one-hour prior from 1:00pm-2:00pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home Lakeside Park, 1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park. Burial will take place at Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Hospice. To sign the online guestbook, visit