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John Wesley Farmer

Modified: Monday, Jan 20th, 2014


John was a loving husband, dedicated father and a wonderful provider both financially and emotionally to his family.


John Wesley Farmer, 81, of Depoe Bay, OR, died December 29, 2013 at his home.

John was born in Woodburn, Oregon to Orville and Blanche Farmer. John was raised in the Woodburn Silverton area and entered in the military and later retired from the United States Coast Guard in Depoe Bay Life Boat Station as an E-7 for 22 years he was an accomplished Boatswain Mate. He served time in Korea and Vietnam during his 22 years of service.

John was a loving husband, dedicated father and a wonderful provider both financially and emotionally to his family. He loved fishing in the local rivers with his long time friends. John will always be remembered and greatly missed by many family and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother Tom Farmer and one sister Charlotte Wellborn.

John is survived by his wife Tracie of Depoe Bay, and Children Michael Farmer and family of Salem, Leslie Farmer of Rochester, WA, step children Robert Thomas of Centralia, WA, Randy Thomas of Tulsa, OK, Rosalie Price and Gregory Price both of Portland, OR Brother Darrell Farmer of Salem, OR sister Patricia Miller of Salem, OR.

A celebration of Life will be held at the Community Hall in Depoe Bay Saturday, January 25, 2014 between 1:00 PM -3:00PM.

Bateman Funeral Home is in care of funeral arrangements.

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