Clarence E. Farmer
DANVILLE — Clarence Edward Farmer, 97, died Thursday, March 27, 2008, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 16, 1911, in Coshocton County to Elmer Legrand and Cora Ellen (Varner) Farmer. He was a member of the Danville Church of Christ, and a life member of the Union of Operating Engineers.
He is survived by sons, Larry D. (Wilda) Farmer and Lynn W. (April) Farmer; daughter, Patricia L. Piar-Seward (Walter); daughter-in-law, Kay Farmer; grandchildren, Roger, Barry, Neil, Aaron, Amy, Michelle, Nicole, Todd, Regina and Troy; great-grandchildren, Caley, Dylan, Derrick, Deidre, Kaylee, Emilee, Rylee, Angela and Eric; nieces and nephews, Barb and Bill Wollenberg, Runnette Matthews and Carl Shumaker; and several friends and neighbors, including the Spearman’s Restaurant group.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lucille Farmer, who he married on June 30, 1938, and preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 1992; a son, Edward L. Farmer; and grandsons, Rodney and Thomas Piar.
A funeral service will be held Monday, March 31, at 1 p.m. at the Danville Church of Christ, with Minister Stan Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be at the church on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; to the Danville Church of Christ, 15961 Danville-Jelloway Road, Danville, OH 43014; or to the Danville Fire Department (EKCJFD) at P.O. Box 526, Danville, OH 43014. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.