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William A. Farmer, Campbellsville, KY (1934-2013)

He was a native of Jackson County, KY, and a resident of Taylor County, KY at the time of his death. He was a retired former employee of Chandler's Office Supply in Campbellsville, KY. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the South Campbellsville Church of Christ. He wife of over 60 years, Betty Hayes Farmer, endured over 60 years. He leaves 20 direct living descendants.
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William A. Farmer, 79, of Campbellsville, KY son of the late Ray Farmer and Minnie Parker Farmer, was born March 15, 1934, in Jackson County, Kentucky. He died at 4:50amCT., Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Greensburg, KY.

Private graveside services will be Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Old Antioch Cemetery in Casey County, KY.

William A. Farmer, Taylor Co., KY (1934-2013)

William A. Farmer was the son of the late Ray Farmer and Minnie Parker Farmer. He was born Thursday, March 15, 1934, in Jackson County, KY. He died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 79 years, 5 months, and 6 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of South Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Chandler's Office Supply in Campbellsville, KY.

He united in marriage to Betty Hayes March 21, 1953.

Besides his wife, Betty Farmer, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and two daughters: Richard Farmer and wife, Sue, Connie Humphress and husband, David of Campbellsville, KY; and Cathy Spear and husband, Lonnie of Elizabethtown, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Eleven great-grandchildren

  • One sister: Mildred Wells of Dayton, Ohio

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters: Edgar Farmer, Ted Farmer, Jerry Farmer, Paul Farmer, Ruth Johnson and Thelma Philbeck.

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

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

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