Carl L. Farmer, 81, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Southwest General Residential Hospice Center in Strongsville, after a long illness. He was born on January 1, 1931 in Hebbertsburg, Tennessee, and grew up in Crossville, Tennessee. Carl had lived in Strongsville for the past four years after moving from Elyria, where he had lived most of his life.
Carl worked in the shipping and receiving department of the Ford Motor Company in Brook Park, before retiring in 1992, after 35 years of service.
He was an avid traveler, but when at home, Carl enjoyed golf, bowling and working in his garden.
Mr. Farmer was a member of the North Ridgeville Church of Christ, and U.A.W. Local 1250.
He is survived by his son, Stan Farmer of Strongsville; brothers, Edwin Farmer of Harriman, Tennessee and Orlando Farmer of Cleveland; sister, Joyce Nealon of Crossville, Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley E. Farmer in 1997; parents, Carl and Agnes (nee Pace) Farmer; brother, Donald Farmer.
The family will receive friends Monday, November 12, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville. Funeral service will be Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at a time to be announced. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.
Memorial contributions are suggested to North Ridgeville Church of Christ, 36350 Chestnut Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, OH 44039