July 17, 1922 ~ May 20, 2011
Born in: Jackson County, Georgia,
Resided in: Arden, NC
Willie E. "Toby" Farmer, Jr., 88, died Friday, May 20, 2011 at his residence. A native of Jackson County, Georgia, he was son of the late W.E. Farmer Sr. and of the late Oza Mae Crawford Farmer. He retired with the Biltmore Estates with thirty-five years of service. He was a member of Antioch Methodist Church in Georgia and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Surviving is his wife, Margaret Fortson Farmer; two daughters, Patsy Turner and Mitzi Fisher and by five sons, Frank, Richard, Lynn , Randy and Roger Farmer. Mr. Farmer is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 pm Monday at Bent Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Bridges and Richard Farmer officiating. A private graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to one's favorite charity. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.