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Berry Highland Memorial

5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Gregory Wayne Farmer

January 27, 1960June 27, 2020
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Gregory Wayne “Greg” Farmer, age 60, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away surrounded by loved ones in the early morning hours of June 27, 2020. He was born on January 27, 1960, in Savannah, Georgia, to Clyde S. and Judith A. (Turner) Farmer. He married his first wife Francie Mashaw Gordon, the mother of his children, in 1985, and lived in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

He worked as a residential maintenance technician in Knoxville until early 2019. He is survived by his current wife Jill; parents: Clyde and Judith Farmer; brothers: Wesley (Wendy) Farmer of Houston, Texas, and Marvin (Jodi) Farmer of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; children: Jake Farmer and Kevin (Selena) Farmer of Carlsbad, New Mexico; and grandchildren: Kaylynn Farmer; Rhylea and Cylas Farmer.

Greg was a lifelong fan of the Oakland Raiders, the Tennessee Vols, and NASCAR. He was also an avid golfer, fisherman, hunter, and gardener. As a teenager, Greg was a Boy Scout in Troop 216 in Cheyenne, Wyoming where he earned his Eagle Scout rank, the highest achievement attainable in Scouting.

The family will receive friends at Berry Highland Memorial at 5315 Kingston Pike on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 3 pm to 4 pm. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held in the chapel at Berry Highland Memorial starting at 4 pm.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to East Tennessee Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous at 9217 Park W. Boulevard Suite B3, Knoxville, Tennessee 37923.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 3, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, July 3, 2020

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James Buhl

July 3, 2020

My condolences to Uncle Nuke, Aunt Judy and the rest of the family. Hated to hear the passing of Greg.

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