FARMER, William Thomas, Jr.
William Thomas Farmer, Jr. of Woodstock, Georgia, passed away Saturday March 8, 2014 after a long illness with Parkinson Disease. “Bill” was born August 14, 1938 in Durham, N.C. son of William T. Farmer, Sr. and Irene Hudgins Farmer. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charlotte and two sons William Thomas Farmer III & wife Kim of Marietta, Georgia, and Stuart S. Farmer of Atlanta, Georgia. He is also survived by one sister Mrs. Grady (Mary Jane) Sykes, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and brother Dennis Perry and wife Judie of Summerfield, Florida; Also several nieces and nephews. Bill graduated from Durham High School in 1956 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He spent most of his career in sales traveling extensively. He enjoyed attending sporting events and golfing with his boys. He also enjoyed going to the Braves games, playing cards with friends and being active in his neighborhood of Montclair. A graveside service will be held Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11 am at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 1957 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084 or The National Parkinson Foundation, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741. Medford-Peden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.