Dennis Jackson Friar, 59 of Adel passed away December 12, 2019 due to a lengthy illness. Mr. Friar was born August 31, 1960 in Adel and has been a lifetime resident of Cook County. He worked many years with Dell Cook and Adel Machine Shop. He specialized in welding.
Survivors include his wife, Christal Friar of Adel; children, Dustin Jackson Friar of Panama City Beach Fl. and Heather Janaye (Billy) Welch of Adel; grandchildren whom he adored and loved dearly, Nathan, Taylor, and Jacob Welch; father, J. D. Friar, Jr of Adel; sister, Charlotte "Cindy" (David) Frost of Adel; many nieces and nephews; mother in law, Ola Mae Hamilton of Moultrie; many sister and brother in laws, uncles, aunts, and cousins. Mr. Friar preceded in death by his mother, Martha Jean Felts Friar, Jo Ouida Friar; and father in law, William "Shug" Hamilton and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home with Chaplain Stephen Norris officiating. Interment will follow at Salem United Methodist Church in Hahira. The family will be receiving friends from 3:30 - 4:00 at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be Dustin Friar, Charlie Missledine, Timmy Beal, Ray Hunt, Christopher Welch, and Shawn Lewis.
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