Louis Ray McFarland, 78, of Alma died Thursday, May 26, 2016, at his home. He ws born Oct. 5, 1937, in Jayton, Texas. He was a retired conductor for Union Pacific Railroad, retired executive broker for Jim White Realty and member of Butterfield Assembly of God.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; three children, Mickey, Teresa and Pam McFarland; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral was May 31 at Ocker Chapel in Alma with burial at Dyer Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Alma.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Shores, Danny Ray, Claude Hatley, Earl Ross, Jim White and Blake Rogers.