Obituary of James Wilburn Farmer
Mr. James Wilburn Farmer, better known as "Jim", age 87, of Creston passed away Monday morning, November 4, 2019 at his home.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00 am at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Francis, Rev. Ambrose Jones and Rev. Spencer Roark officiating. Burial will follow in the Farmer's Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Farmer was born in Grayson County, Virginia on September 12, 1932 to the late Wiley and Ada Wingler Farmer. Jim was a dedicated member to Farmer's Memorial Baptist Church. After working 34 years, Jim retired from Thomasville Furniture. He also worked as a farmer with cattle and tobacco. He was a hard-working man. He was a loving husband, father, step-father and brother; he will be missed by all.
He was also preceded in death by three sons, Jimmy Ray Farmer, Larry Wayne Farmer and James Randall (Randy) Farmer; a daughter, Catherine Doty; a grandson, Terry Wyatt; two great-grandsons; several brothers and sisters.
Mr. Farmer is survived by: his wife, Janie Maye Farmer; a son, Rev. Danny Farmer and wife Ann, of Creston; a step son, Jeff Parsons and wife, Pam, of Jefferson; a step daughter, Sherry Richardson, of Creston; a sister, Clara Surber, of Chilhowie, VA; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; several great, great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces also survive.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Farmer's Memorial Baptist Church, 789 North Flatwoods Road, Creston, NC 28615.To send flowers to the family of James Farmer, please visit Tribute Store