CAMERON, Mo.—Charles Wesley “Chuck” Farmer was born on October 26, 1945 in Rawlins, Wyoming and died June 7, 2019 of Alzheimer’s. He grew up in Laramie, Wyoming and graduated from Laramie High School in 1964. Chuck then enrolled at the University of Wyoming, joined Sigma Chi fraternity, and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering in 1969.
He worked as an engineer in the private and state government sectors, as well as serving as a meteorologist in the U.S. Air Force.
While stationed in Guam, he was set up on a blind date with Doreen Humbel. They married in her hometown of Bay Village, OH on July 28, 1973.
Chuck loved hunting, fishing, golfing, being outside, and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Tyyne Farmer of Laramie, WY; and his older brothers, Harold and Ken.
He is survived by his wife, Doreen Farmer, of Smithville, MO; daughter, Tammy Farmer, of Alexandria, VA; daughter, Carey McPheeters; and grandson, Cole McPheeters of Lee’s Summit, MO; brother, Robert “Bob” Farmer of Wyoming; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations to Alzheimer’s Association, Missouri State Home for Veteran’s in Cameron, MO (Dover’s Point Dementia Unit) or other worthy charities.