John Thomas Farmer
Osborn Funeral Home - Shreveport
3631 Southern Avenue
Shreveport, LA
John T. "Jack" Farmer, Sr. passed away on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, in Shreveport, LA. He was born in Longview, TX on August 16, 1932, to Eunice and Earl Farmer, Sr.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021, at Forest Park East Cemetery.
After graduating from Byrd High School, Jack attended Louisiana State University; however, his college education was cut short when he was drafted by the US Army in July of 1953. Jack was a crypto during the Korean War. After his service he began his career in floral design. On November 12, 1966, Jack married Francis Merle Denby. He became a business owner and operator with Jack Farmer Florist and served the Shreveport and Bossier communities for over 43 years before retiring in 2018. His passions were flower gardening, his dogs and most importantly his family.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, his son, John T. Farmer, Jr.; and two brothers, Earl P. Farmer, Jr. and James D. Farmer. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Francis Merle Farmer; three daughters, Sharon Farmer of Doyline, LA, Patricia Henson and husband Ethan of Sedalia, MO, and Mary Ellen Crow and husband Wayne of Shreveport, LA; one son, Jeffery Merle Farmer of Shreveport, LA; three grandchildren, Jeffery Caleb Farmer of Shreveport, LA, Tracy Elizabeth Callahan and husband Ricky of Shreveport, LA and Matthew Thomas Farmer of Rocky Mount, LA; great-grandchild, Sasha Rae Callahan of Shreveport, LA; and sister, Beverly Ann King of Houston, TX.
Published by Osborn Funeral Home - Shreveport on Dec. 2, 2021.
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