William Henry Farmer, 89, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013.
He was a retired engineering technologist for Union Carbide and ORNL X-10, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Grace Farmer; sister, Mary F. Greer; and half-sisters, Margaret Son and Lina Schabel.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Nelson Farmer; and daughter, Rebecca Wood.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the
The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in Lynnhurst/Greenwood Chapel, Knoxville. A funeral service followed at 2 p.m. Burial was at Lynnhurst Cemetery. Friends may leave their condolences at www.lynnhurstchapel.com