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Murrell Kelsey Farmer Jr., Taylor Co., KY (1949-2014)

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and he served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a former chaplain and commander of the VFW Post 8827 in Chicago, Illinois. He was a retired Boilermaker with the local 347 of North West Indiana, after moving to Campbellsville, he became a licensed horse trainer, breeder and owner-operator of Farmer Ridge Farm. He was a native of Taylor County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Murrell Kelsey Farmer, Sr. and Gerdena "Siby" Wise Farmer. His wife of over 42 years, Nancy Ann Ruff Farmer, survives. He leaves four direct living descendants
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Murrell Kelsey Farmer, Jr., 64, of Campbellsville, KY died at 10:14pmET, Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Campbellsville, KY. Funeral services will be at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Rob Hughes with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be after 9amCT/10amET, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home


Murrell Kelsey Farmer Jr., Taylor Co., KY (1949-2014)

Murrell Kelsey Farmer, Jr. of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Murrell Kelsey Farmer, Sr. and Gerdena "Siby" Wise Farmer. He was born Monday, October 3, 1949, in Taylor County. He died Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 64 years, 11 months, and 17 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Catholic faith.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, and he served his country honorably in the United States Army.

He was a former chaplain and commander of the VFW Post 8827 in Chicago, Illinois.

Murrell was a retired Boilermaker with the local 347 of North West Indiana, after moving to Campbellsville, he became a licensed horse trainer, breeder and owner-operator of Farmer Ridge Farm.

He united in marriage to Nancy Ann Ruff, December 15, 1971.

Besides his wife, Nancy Farmer, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Murrell Kelsey Farmer, III and wife, Brandie Lee and Julie Ann Mitchell and husband, Woody, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Gavyn Farmer and Penelopy "Buttons" Farmer of Campbellsville, KY
  • Three brothers: Don Farmer of Campbellsville, KY; Lonnie Farmer of Elkhorn, KY; and Larry Farmer of Whiting, Indiana

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one sister-in-law, Delores Farmer.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Murrell Kelsey Farmer, Jr.

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


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Murrell Kelsey Farmer Jr., Taylor Co., KY (1949-2014)



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