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Raymond Lawrence Farmer

September 21, 1926 — March 19, 2016

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Mr. Raymond Lawrence Farmer age 89 of Franklin, KY., entered into rest Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Medical Center in Franklin, KY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home where services will be held at 4:00 PM Monday, March 21, 2016 with burial to follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.  with military honors by the Simpson County Honor Guard.

A native of Mitchellville, TN., he was the son of the late Roy Farmer and the late Ella Mae McGlothlin Farmer.  He was preceded in death by 2 sisters Bernice Akin and Jean Collins.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Annetta Runner Farmer 2 sons Larry Farmer(Joyce) and Jerry Farmer(Wanda) all of Franklin, KY., 4 brothers Fred Farmer of Murfreesboro, TN., Wilson Farmer of Bowling Green, KY., Floyd Farmer of Campbellsville, KY. and Albert Farmer of Dallas, TX., 5 grandchildren Wesley Forshee, Shirley Landrith, Nathan Farmer, Jerri Lynn Fleenor and Chelsey Farmer and 6 great grandchildren.

Mr. Farmer was a retired 30 year employee of TVA doing construction and owner and operator of Farmer Insulation for 20 years.  He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and a Navy WWII veteran.  He was a member of the VFW Post 5706 and the American Legion Post 62.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until funeral service time on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Kentucky Chapter, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 108, Louisville, KY., 40218-1924

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