Ramon Clyde Farmer

February 3, 1944October 11, 2020
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Ramon Clyde Farmer passed away on October 11, 2020 in Austin, Texas at the age of 76. Ramon was dearly loved by his wife Karen and stepdaughter, Terie, her husband Aaron, and grandson Felix. Ramon is survived by his wife of 29 years, Karen Ann Farmer and many loving family members and friends.

Ramon was born in Athens, Texas and raised in Brownsboro with a large number of cousins. He played the French horn in the Brownsboro band. Ramon was raised in the Brownsboro church of Christ where he was encouraged to lead singing for his church. Ramon enjoyed leading singing throughout his life and his beautiful base singing voice will be greatly missed. Ramon was in his first year of college at Henderson County college when his father, Raymond Bruce, passed away unexpectedly. He quit school to help his mother, Millie Zaleme Crow, on the farm. Being out of school, Ramon was drafted. He decided to join the Air Force where he was was trained as a laboratory tech and served in hospitals in England and Germany where many US Vietnam solders came for care.

After his service, Ramon attended Stephen Austin university and received a BS degree in Biology, then worked in Tyler hospitals as a lab tech. Ramon enjoyed being a part of a square dance group that performed around Texas and participated in the Beauty and the Beast bicycle tour for Tyler hospitals. Karen and Ramon met at church and married in 1991. Ramon took his responsibilities of step father seriously and appreciated her unique creative personality. A new job at CPL brought the family to Austin in 1993, where they have since resided. Ramon was very active in the church and always paid special attention to the needs of others. Ramon enjoyed and collected music of all varieties. He was also skilled at researching, whether for a hard to find item or road trip attractions.

He will be remembered for his kindness, gentleness, generosity, and genuine love and concern for others.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020


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Ginny Crow Eudaley

October 13, 2020

So many wonderful memories . You were kind and patient with this pesky younger cousin that wanted to play school with your comic books.

Warren and Judy Hoppe

October 13, 2020

What a wonderful, generous, warm hearted and kind person to have left this earth. I could go on. There should be more Ramon's on this planet. He was a great complement to and husband to Karen...they fit just right. He was always available to help when he was needed. And whatever you do... don't put the notion in his head that you were looking for that certain record or album from days gone by...unless you intended to get it...because he would do the research...and find it. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family. Ramon is...for a better place. Love

Martha (Crow ) Lilly

October 13, 2020

I will miss you kind and loving spirit.


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