OBITUARY

Bill D. Farmer

April 21, 1935September 13, 2022
Obituary of Bill D. Farmer
Bill Farmer was born April 21, 1935, in Caldwell, Missouri. Bill started with the California Department of Forestry and Mid Valley Fire District in May 1961 and worked as an Engineer and Fire Captain at Station 7, before he became the Forestry Equipment Manager (FEM) for FKU while the shop was located at Station 7. Bill led a hard-working life and retired after 28 years of service with CDF in May 1989. On September 13th, 2022, Bill passed peacefully at home with his loving wife Betty of 48 years, by his side. Bill is preceded in death by Daughter Teresa Hendricks, parents Chapple and Clema Farmer and sister Janice Newton. He is survived by son Michael Labrie (Avelena), 3 daughters Geneva Horlacher (Richard), Donna Wood (James), and Christina Paulos (Yonas), 24 grandchildren and 7 great¬grandchildren. He will be greatly missed, and not forgotten. God Bless Bill Farmer and God Bless America. A visitation will be held Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 4-7 pm at Whitehurst Funeral Home located at 836 E. Nees, Fresno, CA. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 7, 2022, at 10 am also located at Whitehurst Funeral Home. A Christian burial will follow Friday, October 7, 2022, at Washington Colony Cemetery located at 7318 S. Elm Avenue Fresno, CA. In lieu of flowers, please make remembrances to: The Fresno-Kings Historical Society 210 S. Academy Avenue Sanger, CA. 93657 Fresno Rescue Mission 263 G St. Fresno, CA. 93706 Central California Food Bank 4010 Amendola Dr Fresno, CA 93725

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  • The Fresno-Kings Historical Society 210 S. Academy Avenue, Sanger, California 93657
  • Fresno Rescue Mission 263 G Street, Fresno, California 93706
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Thursday, October 06, 2022

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whitehurst Sullivan Burns & Blair Funeral Home

Friday, October 07, 2022

Funeral Service

10:00 am

Whitehurst Sullivan Burns & Blair Funeral Home

Friday, October 07, 2022