Gregory Todd McFarland, 51, of Des Moines, Iowa formerly of Danville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Gregory was born in Danville, on Jan. 27, 1965, the son of Billy and Sylvia (Miller) McFarland.
Surviving are mother, Sylvia Switzer; step-mothers, Sue McFarland and Beverly Shaffer; brother, Stephen (Sue) McFarland of Carmel, Ind.; step-brothers, Michael (Carol) Forbeck of New Jersey, Brad (Lisa) Goetzelman of Chicago; step-sisters, Debbie Jorgensen of Danville, Pam Ringis of Westfield, Ind.; uncles, David Kluchar of Champaign and Robert Kluchar of Danville; niece, Elyse (Mitch) Causey of Cicero, Ind.; nephews, Blake McFarland of Indianapolis and Matthew McFarland of Carmel, Ind.
Gregory is preceded in death by his father, Billy McFarland; step-fathers, Joseph Forbeck and Frank Switzer; and grandmother, Madeline Kluchar.
Gregory graduated from Danville High School class of 1983 and in his spare time enjoyed watching the news and his favorite sports teams.
A Celebration of Life Service for family will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 21, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion Street. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made to Central Iowa Shelter, 1420 Mulberry St., Des Moines, IA 50309.
Please join Gregory's family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on  August 18, 2016