James E. Farmer


James E. Farmer born January 25, 1933 to Lee and Edith Farmer, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in Jacksonville. He was 86 years old.
Mr. Farmer served in the U.S. Army. His life was devoted to ministry and he would quote scripture often. For 65 years, he pastored in churches in West Texas, East Texas and New Mexico. James worked with his son and grandson building homes.
He was preceded in death by his son, James Farmer.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 67 years, Mary Farmer; son, Elwin Farmer and wife Michelle; daughter-in-law, Lucy DeRoeck and husband Wally. He is also survived by grandchildren, Dr. Kristen Ault and husband JR, Katie Royon, Emily Cullen and husband Andrew, and James "Bud" Farmer and wife Anne. His great-grandchildren are Alyssa Royon, Halle Hogg, Wesley Royon, Will Royon, Grady Ault, Gretchen Ault, Whitney Griffin, Caroline Ault, Liam Cullen, Lucy Griffin, Layla Griffin, Lake Farmer and Forrest Farmer.
A funeral service is scheduled at 10 o'clock in the morning Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville. Rev. Ernest Higginbotham will officiate. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Mr. Farmer will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memorial Park in Jacksonville.
Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to Father's Love Ministry, P.O. Box 458, Jacksonville, TX 75766.
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Published on August 29, 2019
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Sandy Bobbitt
Aug 29, 2019
I am sorry about your loss, Brother Farmer was great man ans will be miss