Richard Grey Farmer

April 27, 1951 - July 18, 2021
Richard Grey Farmer


Mr. Richard Grey Farmer, of Wilmington, NC, was born on April 27, 1951, to the late Hubert and Louise Farmer, and went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 18, 2021, completing his earthly journey of 70 years.

Richard was a God fearing man, who loved God with all that was within him. He spent his last 10 years in missions in the Dominican Republic. He was a devoted father to his children, and a caring husband to his wife. Richard attended Freedom Baptist Church.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife: Julia Farmer; three sons: Jason Fanning; Derick Farmer; Jonathan Fanning; one daughter: Michelle Farmer; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; along with a host of relatives and friends.

Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his son: Richard Farmer, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM, on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the Freedom Baptist Church: 802 N College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405

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  • July 22, 2021
    Mary Satterwhite lit a candle:
    Lit since July 22, 2021 at 7:29:01 PM

  • July 22, 2021
    Nick Gill says:
    May God Bless Richard and all the many people who were blessed to have known him.