NORWAY -- Samuel Hairman Farmer, 95, of Norway, husband of the late Wynona Giddens Farmer for 72 years, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Magnolias of Santee Assisted Living (formerly of Tarrytown, Florida, and Titusville, Florida).
Born March 2, 1924, in Webster, Florida, he was the son of the late Snowden Samuel Farmer Sr. and Callie Rosella Helms Farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a retired member of Orlando Carpenters Union of over 40 years. He was dedicated to is faith in God, his family and his country.
He is survived by his son, Michael K. (Brenda) Farmer, of Harvest, Alabama; his daughter Kathy Farmer (Allen) Williams of Norway; daughter-in-law, Gail Brown Farmer of Port St. John, Florida; seven granddaughters, Jennifer Farmer, Harvest, Alabama, Kimberly Farmer Herring, Port St. John, Florida, Heather Farmer (Shawn) Dahl, of Oak Harbor, Washington, Keree Farmer Bowers, of Port St. John, Florida, Joy Williams (Riley) Godwin of Cameron, Holli Williams (David) Young of Perry, and Stephanie Williams (Richard) Croft of Orangeburg; and 18 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Sammy Lynn Farmer; his grandson, Lamar Timmons Farmer and a great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Noelle Bowers; six brothers, Louie, Jay, Oakla, S.S. Jr., Jeptha, Robert and three sisters, Ruth, Jewel and his twin sister, Hazel.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 30, 2019, 4 p.m. at Columbia Road Church of God, 2485 Columbia Road, Orangeburg, SC 29115 with family visitation one hour prior to service at 3 p.m. The Reverends John R. Miller, Randall Gideons and Bishop L. Keith Vaughn will be officiating.