James “Jimmy” Norman Farmer, 49, a lifelong resident of Athens, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at a local hospital. He was born on April 29, 1970. Jimmy was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Short Creek Baptist Church. He worked for many years in the HVAC industry. Jimmy loved hunting and fishing in his spare time. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn C. Phillips Farmer; sister, Tina Renee Griffin; grandparents, Robert Norman Farmer Sr., Dorothy Ann Colbaugh Farmer, John Morgan Phillips and Olivine Phillips; and one nephew, Kevin Farmer. Jimmy leave behind to cherish his memory his wife, Kimberly Lundy Farmer; father, Robert Farmer; children, Ethan Farmer (Mishela), Nathan Farmer, Olivia Farmer, Brandon Hayes (Kandis) and Joseph Huskey (Jessica); three grandchildren, Eliza Farmer, Isaiah Huskey and Trinity Huskey; numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening, Nov. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Athens Chapel of Companion Funeral Home, located at 400 S White Street. The funeral will be Monday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Will Davis Officiating. The interment will follow in the Short Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Share a memory of Jimmy and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.

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