Floyd Joseph Farabaugh, 81, of Lawrenceville, passed away December 12, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents: Englebert & Alma Farabaugh of Loretto, PA; 6 sisters and 4 brothers. He is survived by Millie, his wife of 63 years, his children and their spouses: Alan & Deborah Farabaugh; Sharon & Tim Sornberger; Pam & Joe Garrett; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; his sister, Kathleen and numerous nieces & nephews. Floyd was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who was known to all as “Pap”. Floyd was Master Sergeant in the US Army, stationed in Germany. He worked in the trucking industry for most of his career, and retired as an executive from Freightliner/Mercedes-Benz. After retiring, he was actively involved with Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity and the Knights of Columbus, and served countless hours volunteering his time & service at St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Church. Floyd was known as “Mr. Fix-It” by his friends, family and his Church. There was no job too big or too small for Floyd to tackle! A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, December 16th at 11 AM with a reception following at St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Church, 85 Gloster Rd., Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic Church Mortgage Reduction Fund. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 15th from 4-8 PM, with the Rosary at 7 PM at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. Dear Millie, Sharon, Alan & Pam,
    My heart is broken to get this news this morning. You are all in my prayers, as is Floyd’s soul.

    I will miss my buddy.

    Carol

  2. I was so sorry to hear that Floyd had passed. He was a fantastic boss and friend to me. Behind his gruffness was a teddy bear and I loved that about him. My prayers are with you and your family and may Floyd Rest In Peace

  3. Dear Millie and family,
    Our hearts are beaking for you. We are prayinf God will give you peace and comfort you wisth fond memories.

    All our love,

  4. Dear Pam, Millie and family

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a good man and will be missed. Prayers for you all❤️

  5. Millie,
    I am so sorry to hear that Floyd has gone to be with his maker. We will all miss him, especially you, but I am sure God will welcome him home with open arms. Floyd was my boss and friend for many years, and I enjoyed all the time, professional and personal.
    May God be with you and your family during this trying time.
    I send my love,
    Rommy Campbell

  6. Millie,
    I am so sorry to hear about Floyd…just know that I thought the world of him. I consider it an honor to have worked for Floyd…there are many memories…to many to put in this entry. Just know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers…Floyd will truly be missed….

  7. Dear Millie and Family:
    Words cannot express the sorrow we feel over Floyd’s passing. You both have been wonderful and supportive friends to our family, and you both hold a very special place in the hearts of the Blair Family. Our prayers and deepest condolences to our “forever friends.” We love you.

  8. Millie and Family,
    We are truly sorry to hear about Floyd. We really enjoyed spending time with him at Tim and Sharon’s. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

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