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Obituary for Ernest B. Farmer, Jr
Ernest B. “Sonny” Farmer Jr., 66, of Bethune, passed away, Friday, October 8, 2020. Born in Camden, SC he was a son of the late Ernest B. Farmer Sr. and Jolynn Williams Farmer. Mr. Farmer enjoyed hunting, gardening and spending time with his family . He was an active member of Frontline Biker Church where he was an elder. Mr. Farmer retired from Dupont-Invista following 40 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Baker Farmer; daughters, Michelle Marshall (Ben), Melissa Kennington (Gerald), Lynn Gause (Ricky), Wendy King (Brandon), and Amanda Byrd (Bradley); grandchildren, Jeremy Kennington, Meleeia Kennington, BJ Marshall(Megan), Kalee Coates (Davey), Nolan Phillips, Eden Mock, Levi Byrd, Thea Grace Mock; six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Larry Farmer (Jean) and Jimmy Farmer (Paula). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Erica Michelle Broughton.
The funeral service for Mr. Farmer will be held at 2 o’clock, Sunday, October 11, 2020, at the Frontline Biker Church with burial to follow in Timrod Baptist Church Cemetery. Preacher Cotton Pate, Rev. Larry Humphries and the Rev. Dr. Trent McLaughlin will officiate. The family will greet friends Saturday evening from 5 until 7 o’clock at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Frontline Biker Church, Building Fund, 8617 Kershaw Camden Hwy, Kershaw, SC 29067.