Kenneth George Farmer, Sr., age 83, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

He was born September 9, 1935 in Whitetop, Virginia to William and Laura Hall Farmer. Kenneth attended Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church in Elkin. He loved being outside, doing yard work and people. Mr. Farmer was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edna Lee Farmer; two brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are his sons, Kenneth George Farmer, Jr. and wife Pam, Joe Farmer and wife Tina, Curtis Neal Farmer, Sr., and wife Pamela H. all of North Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Sasha Cherie Farmer, Curtis “Neal” Farmer, Jr. both of North Wilkesboro; step granddaughter, Kimberly Wagoner of North Wilkesboro; two step great grandchildren; brothers, Lacy Farmer of Seattle, Washington, Chimes Farmer of Galax, Virginia; sister, Rena Gayon and husband Tom of Galax, Virginia; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Miller Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jeff Byrd and Brother Larry Adams officiating. Entombment will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1:00 until 2:00 on Thursday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church, 2092 Austin Traphill Road, Elkin, NC 28621.

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