James Lee Farmer, Sr. was born November 3, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of the late Obe and Mildred Blickenstaff Farmer. He was united in marriage to the late Mary Martha Farmer on March 1, 1952. She preceded him in death on June 3, 2015.
Mr. Farmer departed this life at his home on June 5, 2019 in Lutts, Tennessee at the age of 87 years.
He was of the Christian faith and served his country for three years in the United States Army as a parachutist with the 11th Airborne. He also worked for UPS as a diesel mechanic for 25 years and in his later years, he and his wife raised Appaloosa horses.
He is survived by two daughters, Suzie Arney and husband Robert of Lutts; Patti Bass and husband Quinn; two grandchildren, Jennifer Crews, husband Jeremy; Nathaniel Bass; all of Lawrenceburg.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Farmer was preceded in death by two sons, William Farmer, James Farmer, Jr.; two brothers, Carl Farmer, John Farmer.
Services were held on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Lutts Cemetery with Danny Gilbert officiating. Burial followed in the Lutts Cemetery.