- Last Updated on 02:04 PM 06/03/12
Mr. Guy Farris Farmer of 7244 Mountain Road, Halifax died Friday, June 1, 2012 at The Woodview. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 21, 1924 and was 88 years old. He was the son of the late Hunter Obidiah Farmer and Annie Divers Farmer and was married to Elise F. Farmer who survives. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church where he served as Cemetery Committee Chairman and was a former deacon. He also was a WWII Army veteran and was a member of American Legion Post 8. He was a retired farmer and rural letter carrier for 35 years.
Mr. Farmer is survived by his wife, Elise F Farmer of Halifax; one daughter, Patricia F. Wilmouth and husband Chris of Halifax; three grandchildren, Melissa W. Poteat and husband Erik of Vernon Hill, Stephanie W. Adams and husband Joey of Halifax, Chris Wilmouth II and fiancé Jenna Allen of Halifax; four great-grandchildren, Jacob Poteat, Kamryn Poteat, Liam Poteat and Jace Adams.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Christian Church cemetery with the Rev. Jonathan Turner, the Rev. David Rathel and the Rev. Aubrey Heath officiating.
A visitation will be held at Powell Funeral Home Monday, June 4, 2012 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at his home.
For memorials consider Halifax Regional Hospice or the Pleasant Grove Christian Church cemetery fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.powellfunerals.com.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.