John Farmer 1928-2019

BOARDMAN — John “Clyde” Farmer, 90, formerly of Struthers, died Monday afternoon Sept.9, 2019, at Shepherd of the Valley – Boardman.

He was born Dec. 12, 1928, in Murphy, N.C., a son of John and Lula Rose Farmer. He lived in the area his entire life.

Clyde was a 1948 graduate of Struthers High School. He worked as an electrician for Republic Steel and later at the Air Force base in Ravenna, retiring in 1974. He had also worked for the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home in Struthers for many years.

Clyde was an Army veteran of the Korean War and had been a member of American Legion Post 158. He was a member of Western Star F&AM and had also been a life member of both the Scottish Rite and the York Rite.

He leaves two nieces, Terri Ramsey of Fla. and Sandra (Tom) Maloney of Boardman; great-nieces and nephews, Neli Maloney, Spencer, Jordana, Katie and Quinton; as well as several great-great-nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Farmer; and two brothers, Claude and Ralph Farmer.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, Struthers, with Pastor Doug Theobold officiating. Friends may call from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent at www.beckerobits.com.

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