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Bro. Omer Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013)

He was a Taylor County, KY farmer and a Baptist minister who retired after some 50 years of service. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pitman Valley Baptist Church. His marriage to Ruth Kingsbury Farmer endured almost 48 years. He leaves 9 direct living descendants.

Bro. Omer Farmer, 78, of Campbellsville, KY, son of the late Ollie Farmer and Sadie Rafferty Farmer died at 10amCT,, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Louisville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. Danny Nelson. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Brockman Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Scott Kaminiski, James Kingburry, Reed Neagle, Bernie Sluder, Ben Watson, Garness Willard.

Honorary Pallbearers: Julius Agee, Allen Cox, Joe Feese, Steve Lee, Danny Loy, and Orville Newton.

Bro. Omer Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013)

Omer Farmer was the son of the late Ollie Farmer and Sadie Rafferty Farmer. He was born in Taylor County, KY, Saturday, June 30, 1934. He died Friday, April 5, 2013, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 78 years, 9 months, and 5 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Pitman Valley Baptist Church.

He retired as a Baptist minister with some fifty years of service.

He united in marriage to Ruth Kingsbury May 22, 1965.

Besides his wife, Ruth Farmer, he is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters and one son: Ina Kearney of Campbellsville, KY; Barbara Fisher and husband, Ricky of Lebanon, KY; Sarah Kaminski and husband, Scott of Douglasville, GA, and Lewis Farmer of Louisville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Douglas Kearney and Mindy Watson and husband, Ben of Campbellsville, KY; and Ricky Fisher, Jr., Cody Fisher and Sara Fisher of Lebanon, KY

  • Two brothers: Wayne Farmer and wife, Joyce of Elk Horn and Raymond Farmer of Buffalo, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • And many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Eugene Kearney and two brothers and one sister: Ralph Farmer, Orval Farmer and Mildred Pyles.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or the American Cancer Society and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

' The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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