David “Alan” Farris, 56, lifelong resident of Bethel Acres, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Oklahoma City.

David “Alan” Farris, 56, lifelong resident of Bethel Acres, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Oklahoma City.

He was born Sept. 2, 1963, to David Leon and Twila Dorene (Wallace) Farris in Shawnee.

Alan was raised in Bethel Acres and graduated with the class of 1981 from Bethel High School.

He worked for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 627 for 38 years as a business agent.

Alan was a collector of all things. He loved to find deals at thrift stores and loved cars and trucks. Alan enjoyed his career, loved riding his motorcycles and loved his grandbabies.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Twila Farris; and his grandparents.

Survivors include four sons and one daughter-in-law, A.J. And Amber Farris of Bethel Acres, Christopher Ballow of Weleetka, Oklahoma, Roy Bruno of Shawnee, and Austin Bruno of Shawnee; one daughter and one son-in-law, Magan and Peter Calvanese of Tecumseh; six grandchildren, Mariah, Addyson, Waylon, Gracie, Lexi and Kohen; one brother, Mark and Donna Farris of Norman; one sister, Marla Farris of Shawnee; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, and continue through service time.

Service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, at Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church in Bethel Acres with Reverend Keith Ward, Taproot Church in Shawnee, officiating. Burial will follow at Blackburn Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.