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John Thomas Farmer, Jr.

November 10, 1931 January 12, 2020
John Thomas Farmer, Jr.
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Obituary for John Thomas Farmer, Jr.


John Thomas Farmer, Jr. died on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He was 88.

A native of Chicago, Illinois and born November 10, 1931, he was the son of the late John Sr. and Eva Passmore Farmer. He was an Eagle Scout and served as Boy Scout Leader for many years. John was Senior Master Sergeant, Retired, United States Air Force, where he served his country honorably for over 23 years. He was a jack-of-all-trades from selling automobiles and boats to a master of carpentry. He was a licensed EMT and volunteer firefighter. He was certified in heat and a/c repair, plumbing, electrical, and masonry services.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Mary Edith Lyons Farmer. He is survived by his children: son, John Farmer III, of Picayune, MS; daughter, Judy Young (Dale), of Raymond, MS; son, Joseph E. Farmer, of Mobile, AL; daughter, Janice Langley (Mitchell), of Bolton, MS; sister, Diane Flolo (Norm), of Chicago; sister-in-law, Ann Lobred, of Vicksburg, MS; 6 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.

A companion interment of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer will be planned for a later date. They will be joined together in burial in the Natchez State Veterans Cemetery in Natchez, Mississippi.

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