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Donnie B. Farmer, 88, Campbellsville, KY (1933-2021)

Donnie B. Farmer, formerly of Campbellsville and Louisville, passed away on November 1, 2021, in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 88 years old.

A graveside service will be held at 1pmET on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at Jones Chapel Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Jonathan Nelms.

Donnie B. Farmer, formerly of Campbellsville and Louisville, son of the late Ada Farmer and Florence McDaniel Farmer, was born September 9, 1933, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died on Monday, November 1, 2021, in Franklin, Tennessee. Age: 88

He professed faith in Christ and was a former member of Jones Chapel Church, and had also attended Hikes Point Church of Nazarene, Hazelwood United Methodist Church and Southeast Christian Church. Donnie's life centered around his faith in the Lord and the blessing of his family.

He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Donnie was the former owner and operator of Watterson City Barber Shop in Louisville.

He united in marriage to Wanda Gabehart May 5, 1957. His devotion and attentiveness to his beloved Wanda is evidenced by their 64-year marriage.

Besides his wife, Wanda Farmer of Franklin, Tennessee, he is survived by a son, Steve Farmer and wife, Kelly Farmer of Evans, Georgia and a daughter, Becky Phillips and husband, Richard Phillips of Franklin, Tennessee; four grandchildren: Rachel Catherine Smith and husband, Sullivan Smith, Hannah Noelle-Hysen and husband, Logan Hysen, Matthew Stephen Farmer and wife, Laura Farmer and Mallory Click and husband, Josh Click; six great-grandchildren: Riley Farmer, Scottie Farmer, Caleb Farmer, Jackson Click, Wyatt Click and Benjamin Click; one nephew, Shane Farmer and wife, Theresa.

Donnie was also preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Burl and Betty Farmer.

We celebrate the faith and life of Donnie Farmer and his heavenly homecoming.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Jones Chapel Church and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Donnie B. Farmer, 88, Campbellsville, KY (1933-2021)

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