William A. Farmer Jr.

William A. Farmer Jr.

NEWARK: A funeral service for William A. Farmer Jr. of Newark will be held Sunday January 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Church of God of Licking County, 2182 Riggs Road NE Newark with Pastor Tony Bartlette officiating. Interment will take place Monday at Wilson Cemetery.

William was born in Newark on November 3, 1944 to the late William A. and Mary (Sprague) Farmer. He died Wednesday January 23, 2013 at the Selma Markowitz Center. He was 68.

William is survived by his wife Mary (Munyan), whom he married on March 16 1963; daughters, Sheri (William) Deal of Newark and Connie (Ken) Maune of Lancaster; grandchildren, Jennifer Farmer, Arminda Rine, Elanie Risbon; great grandchildren, Abigail Scurlock and Bryant Scurlock; step grandchildren, Danielle Maune, Kyle Maune, Lisa Taylor and William Deal Jr.; and six step great-grandchildren; and his brother, David (Beverly) Farmer of Newark; special cousins Ron and Ken Seaman; and waiting for him is his pet dog "Mackie".

William graduated from Newark HS, worked for 40 years at Newark Electro-Plating, where he was a Supervisor and President of the Steelworker's Union. He was a member of the Church of God of Licking County, where he loved to listen to Southern Gospel music, he loved to golf, travel to Louisville for Gospel Conventions, and watch football, especially the OSU Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns.

Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Visit www.CrissSchoedinger.com to sign an online guestbook or share a special memory.

Friends may contribute to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark Ohio 43058-9909 in his memory.


Funeral Home

Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service
179 Granville Street Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-9714

Published in the Advocate on Jan. 25, 2013