DILLION Family Genealogy-History

(Updated March 7, 2022)


FARMER, Emery Guy
Individual Data

Memorial Funeral Directory, Princeton, West Virginia
March 12, 2007

Emery Guy Farmer, 84, of Black Oak Mountain, near Princeton went home to be with his Lord and Savior early Monday morning, March 12, 2007 at the Veterans Regional Medical Center in Beckley.

Born September 16, 1922, at Kegley, he was the son of the late Floyd Harrison & Lura Jane Dillon Farmer. Mr. Farmer was a veteran of WW II serving with the U.S. Army. He had worked for the WV Department of Highways and for the N & W Railroad. Mr. Farmer was an avid ginsanger, a trapper and a regular vendor for the Tail Gate Farmers Market in Princeton. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the Trappers Association.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Delilah June Farmer; a son, Harley Calvin Farmer; and all his siblings, Boyd Cleo Farmer, Delbert Farmer, Thelma Hodges, Donald Lewis. Also preceded by half-brothers and half-sisters, Sherman W. Farmer, Della J. Farmer, Mamie A. Farmer, Charlie W. Farmer, Clara L. Farmer and Cere H. Farmer. He was the last member of his immediate family.

Survivors are his loving and caring wife of 62 years, Della Mary McKinney Farmer; children, Phyllis Joann Masters Martin, Alice Yvonne Mathena and husband, Dale, Mamie Marlene Underwood and husband, Beverly, Tammy Kay Farmer, Mary Jane Mitchem and husband, Bob, Arley Guy Farmer, all of Princeton, Lilly Louanna Russell and husband, Bob of North East Ohio, Peggy Sanders of Rock, Pamela Gay Farmer of Athens; 26 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastors Larry Dyer & Paul Hall officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family today from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The Trappers Association of Mercer County will serve as pallbearers.

Burial will follow in the Farmer Family Cemetery on Black Oak Mountain near Princeton.