James Timothy Farley (Tim Farley), 62, of Eureka, California, passed away peacefully in Sacramento on January 1, 2018.
Tim was born on December 23, 1955 in Sacramento to James and Marlyn (Barnett) Farley. He was married on October 5, 1996 to Shannon ******. He is survived by Shannon, his wife of 21 years, and three brothers; Thomas and David of Las Vegas and William of Richmond, Virginia.
Tim loved music. He played the trombone, spun records, and volunteered annually at the Sacramento Jazz Festival during the festival’s golden years.
Tim loved the outdoors. He enjoyed navigating the Rubicon Trail in his ruby red Jeep, panning for gold, and gazing at the stars.
Tim loved sports. He was a fan of the San Francisco Giants for over fifty years, and enjoyed annual trips to San Francisco with Shannon to see his team take the field, first at Candlestick, and most recently at AT&T Park.
He and Shannon were regular fixtures in the box seats at the Ferndale Racing Track during the Humboldt County Fair. Tim was a marksman and also volunteered as a range safety officer for many years at the local gun range in Humboldt County.
Finally, Tim loved animals. He and Shannon and took in several abandoned cats in their neighborhood. Smokie, Stinky, Sugar, Kipper and Daisy will miss Tim’s caring touch.
Obituary written by William Curtis Farley. (Bill Farley)