CORYDON — Carl E. Farmer, 75, of Corydon, died Saturday, Nov. 20, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

He was born Oct. 27, 1946, in Princeton, to Russell and Joyce Sinkhorn Farmer.

He was a retired engineer with Norfolk Southern Railway, worked as a health ambassador at the Corydon Walmart, was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotives, the American Legion and the V.F.W., and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Joe Bill Farmer; his twin siblings, Jack and Jill Farmer; and his sister in law, Janet Martin.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda R. Williams Farmer, his children, Brian Farmer of Dale, Indiana, and Brian and Carla Ripperdan of Boonville; his grandchildren, Dustin, Amber, Megan, Ashlie, and Jacob; his great grandchildren, Chase, Landon, and Madison; his siblings, Gary Farmer (Shara), Ann Wilkison (Danny), Kathy Wilson (Steve), Wayne Williams (Doris), Dave Williams (Teresa), Jack Williams (Jennifer), Rick Williams (Tina), Donna Skelton (Marty), and Jim Martin; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.

Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Rev. Mike McCarty will officiate.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. — 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


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