Steven Nelson Farrow, 61, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015, at the home of a sister, in Jackson.

He was born November 15, 1954, to Nelson C. and Emma F. Sparkman Farrow.  He and Rose M. Jett were married November 14, 1992, in Cape Girardeau.

Steve was a 1973 graduate of the former College High School in Cape Girardeau.  He was inducted into the U.S. Army December 21, 1973, in Cape Girardeau.  He was honorably discharged December 2, 1976, in Fort Carson, Colorado.

Upon returning to Cape Girardeau, he worked at the former Warren Skinner Plumbing and Heating in Jackson; 10 years at Southeast Missouri State University; and briefly at Walmart in Cape Girardeau.  He then worked 13 years as a manager for the former Defender, now Securitas Security, at Proctor and Gamble.

Loving survivors include his wife of 23 years, Rose of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Brandi Farrow of Jackson; two sisters, Linda Farrow of Jackson and Barb (Gary) Bruce of Whitewater; a brother, Mr. Kim (Brenda) Hindman of Cape Girardeau; several nieces and nephews; and four loving canine companions, Brutus, Skippy, Sugar, and Storm-e.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary Dix and Gloria (Bill) Rahkopf; a brother-in-law, Larry Jennings; and a beloved canine companion, Pete.

A private memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Cremation accorded by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The family appreciates memorials to McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center; 640 W. Independence; Jackson, MO  63755.

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  1. Ralina Fornkohl

    Steve will be so missed. He was a very kind and caring man. I will miss his laugh and smile the most. He was a very hard worker. I admired that. I had the privilege of working with him at P&G. Brandi, Roy, and all of your family, You will be in our prayers. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. God Bless, Ralina Fornkohl and Family


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