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Alan "Sandy" McFarland

July 8, 1961 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 56)

Alan “Sandy” McFarland, 56, of Brandenburg, KY passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Norton Audubon Hospital, Louisville, KY.

Mr. McFarland was a veteran of the United States Army and was a Catholic by faith. He had been employed with the Ford Motor Company for over 20 years and was a TKA 4th degree black belt.

He was preceded in death by his father who was a POW & WWII Veteran, Robert William McFarland.

Survivors include:
His loving wife of 30 years, Cheryl McFarland of Brandenburg, KY; two children, Rachel Miller of Louisville, KY, Eric Ford & his fiancee, Kirssa of New Albany, IN; his mother, Dorothy McFarland; close family member, Andrea Thomas; four siblings, Robert McFarland & his wife, Peggy, Gary McFarland & his wife, Joyce, Gail Amini & her husband, Moji, Paul Mayo & her husband, Bob; three pets Sammy, Mr. Kitty, Dopie; and a host of family & friends.

Visitation will be from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday and from 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM Wednesday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.  

Funeral services for Mr. McFarland will be held at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, 769 Highland Ave., Vine Grove, KY with Rev. Daniel Lincoln officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Wounded Warrior @ or St. Jude’s Children @

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