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Michael Eugene Farmer

October 2, 1961 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 59)

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     Michael Eugene Farmer, 59, of Newark, AR died on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Michael was born on October 2, 1961 to the late Bedford Eugene Farmer and Barbara Jolene (Wallace) Farmer in Wenatchee, WA. Michael was a man of faith who embodied the ideals of selfless service, giving to others, and being kindhearted. Michael served his country honorably in the United States Army. He enjoyed working with his hands, he restored old furniture for his wife, Clarissa, spent time woodworking, and held several certifications in mechanics, including becoming a master mechanic. If it needed fixed, Michael was your man. But most of all, Michael loved his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed every second he ever spent with them.

     Michael is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Clarissa Farmer, her mother, Joyce Hudson; his sons: Brandon Farmer (Marnie), Kelly Jay Cowan/Farmer (Kristen), and Michael Vonderhyde (Autumn); his daughters:  Cynthia “Cindy” O’Brien (Sean), Monica Farmer, and Jacqulene "Jackie" O’Brien (Aron); his brothers, Larry Farmer, Gary Farmer, Gene Nelson, Ray Nelson his sisters: Pam Brasil (Brian), Sandra Miller (Bobbi), Esther Wallace, and Rhonda Hudson; 15 grandchildren; one great grandchild; several nieces and nephews, and many friends and acquaintances. Michael will be missed by his friends and family and forever loved….” always and forever, our daddy you will be…”

     Arrangements are entrusted to Willis Funeral Service of Batesville, AR

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