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Kevin Darrell McFarland, Sr.

August 20, 1955 December 23, 2023
Kevin Darrell McFarland, Sr.
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Obituary for Kevin Darrell McFarland, Sr.

Kevin Darrell "Buddy" McFarland, Sr., 68, of Pottsville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 23rd, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Allentown.

Born in Oil City, PA on August 20, 1955, he was a son of the late Wallace Polley and Ruth (Jackson) McFarland.

He attended Pottsville Area High School and also heavy equipment operator school in Florida.

Kevin worked at Carpenter Technology Corporation as a crane operator and then Mazucca Enterprises, where he was a truck driver for over 30 years.

He was a member of the Mason Lodge #59.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelly A. Walker; siblings: Tony McFarland; John Murphy; and China Taylor.

Kevin is survived by daughter, Innocentia S. McFarland, of Blackwood, NJ; sons: Kevin D. McFarland Jr., of Hamburg; Timothy J. McFarland, of Pottsville; Thomas A. McFarland, of Williamsport, PA; and Brandon D. McFarland, of Willow Grove, PA; grandchildren: Elijah, Sincere, and A'Miah Walker, Essence , Kevin III, Prince, Amirra, Major, and Thomas Jr. McFarland, Peyton, and Penelope Wilson, Shaniya and Vayda McShaw, Darien, Tessa, Tiarra, and Stefan Nelson; Kaydiere Teel; Kahadijah Sanders; siblings: Michael, James, and Timmy Murphy; Jeffrey and Joshua Polley; Puggy McFarland; Rebecca Stubbs; and Cynthia Winston.

Through the years Kevin was loved by Ann McFarland; Angel Murphy, and Sonia Nelson.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 30th at 11:30 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St. Pottsville.

A viewing will be held at 10:30 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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