Robert Edward “Eddie” Farmer, age 52, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fulton County on April 7, 1952 to Evelyn Pauline Manus Farmer of Greensboro, GA and the late Edward Morris Farmer, but had lived in Greensboro since 1987. In 1970 he graduated from Tucker High School and was a graduate of DeKalb College. He was a licensed Electrician and licensed in Heating and Air. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved nature. He was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church of Tucker, GA.
In addition to his mother he is survived by a good friend, Sandra Baynes of Greensboro, GA; a son, David Edward Farmer of Lilburn, GA; a sister, Becky Farmer Tollison and husband Jerry of Grayson, GA; a niece and two nephews, Angela Rebecca Tollison, Steven Matthew Tollison and Adam Richard Tollison; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Walker United Methodist Church in Greensboro, GA with Rev. Ferris Hardin and Rev. Clyde Smith officiating. Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker, GA. Serving as pallbearers are Adam Tollison, Matt Tollison, Phil Farmer, Stan Pair, David Hanson, Stacey Manus and Josh Manus. Flowers will be accepted or any memorials may be made to the Walker United Methodist Church, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.