Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 13, 2012

Franklin Theodore Farmer Jr.

PRINCETON — Franklin Theodore Farmer Jr., 45, of Princeton, entered into rest Friday, November 9, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born November 20, 1966 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of Franklin Farmer Sr. and Linda Farmer of Princeton.

Mr. Farmer was an auto body repairman and painter. He had worked for Rick Perdue Body Shop and with Benny Buckner restoring antique cars.  

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his beautiful fiancée, Tina Harris; three brothers, Michael Farmer and his wife Christine of Dallas, Ga., Thomas Farmer and his wife Gina and Kenneth Farmer and his wife Crystal all of Princeton; one sister, Kimberly Nolley and her husband John of Abbs Valley, Va.; one stepsister, Taffany Church and her husband Randy of Bluefield; two stepsons, Jordan Poole and (Kristy) and Jared Poole and (Autumn) both of Princeton; three grandkids, Traiven, Jazilyn and Joanna; and several nieces and nephews, including special niece, Kendra.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Delmar Stilwell and the Rev. Larry Dyer officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton.

Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas Farmer, Kenneth Farmer,  Jordan Poole, Jared Poole, John Nolley and Ricky Carter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Franklin Farmer, P.O. Box 1404, Princeton, WV 24740.

Friends may call Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. until service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

To view a video tribute to Mr. Farmer, or send the family online condolences, please visit

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