Arthur T. FarmerAge 75, passed away February 12, 2011.  He was born March 19, 1935, in Piketon, OH.  Arthur attended MSU, where he completed many graduate level courses.  He retired from Fisher Body as an accountant after 36 years.  Arthur was on the supervisory board at Auto Body Credit Union for 40 years.  He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, and was a coach for the church basketball program for 15 years, and was an avid member of the Michigan Athletic Club.  Surviving are:  his former wife, Irma Moss; 6 children, Linda (R. William) Farmer-Lewis of Evanston, IL, Ted (Stacey) Farmer of Bloomfield Hills, Andrew Farmer of Lansing, Diana Farmer of East Lansing, Thomas (Christine) Farmer of Okemos and Carol (Brendan Boyle) Farmer of Palo Alto, CA; 8 grandchildren; and 2 nephews, Scott (Angie) and Mark (Elaine) Farmer.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Winston and Wanda Farmer; and his brother, Michael Farmer.  The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2011.  A private inurnment service will take place in Mound Cemetery in Piketon, OH, at a later date. 

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4 Messages to “Arthur T. Farmer”

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    Scott & Judy Barton MacGuidwin Says:

    Dear Tom, Chris, Sarah, Emily & Caroline,

    This has been such a difficult time for your family! We are so sorry! We will continue to remember you in our prayers. We feel so sad to hear of the loss of your father/grandfather!

    Our deepest sympathy to you,

    The MacGuidwin Family,
    Scott, Judy, Steve, Emma, Rick, Elizabeth, Jim & Scottie

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    Bobby Little Says:

    Although i cannot attend the service, my deep thoughts are with Art’s family today. We have lost a good friend. Always one who would greet me at Church service in the morning and talk me up with confidence on the hardwood playing basketball down at Central. Art was a great friend.He was kind of a gym rat who was iconic and I will never forget times we spent on the court.
    With sympathy,
    Bobby Little

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    Judy Goudie Says:

    Linda and Bill… So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Rest in God’s peace and care and in the love of your friends.

    Our deepest sympathy,

    Alex & Judy Goudie

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    Jane Fabiano-Turner Says:

    Tom, Chris and family,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and this difficult time.

    My deepest sympathy,
    Jane

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