J. Edwin Faris, retiree – Feb. 26, 2013

March 5, 2013

J. Edwin Faris, 85, of Charlotte, N.C. died Feb. 26, 2013. He served as department chair for agricultural economics and rural sociology and retired from Clemson in 1990 after 18 years of service.

Faris is survived by his wife, four children, family and friends.

Services were held March 2 at Providence Road Church of Christ in Charlotte.

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