Marc A. Farmer

09/19/1974 - 05/15/2019


Marc A. Farmer, 44, of Lubbock, Texas passed away May 15, 2019 surrounded by his family. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019. Although there will not be a formal visitation, Marc will be available for viewing on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers.

Marc was born September 19, 1974, in Lubbock, Texas, the son of O.E. and Frankie Farmer. He was the youngest of four sons and grew up building houses with his dad and brothers. On July 25, 1998 he married his high school sweet heart, Emily Hill. Together, they have three beautiful children Brooklyn, Blakely and Jacob.

Marc graduated from Lubbock High School in 1993 and then attended Wayland Baptist University where he earned a degree in Business Administration in 1999. He also attended the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. Marc took pride in building his community through his jobs in Economic Development. Marc was involved in several state and local organizations including the East Cherokee Texas Council of Government’s Economic Development Board of Directors, North East Texas Economic Development Roundtable, Texas Economic Development Council, Jacksonville Rotary Club, National Institute for Renewable Energy Advisory Board, Scandinavian-American Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors, American Red Cross, South Plains Chapter Board of Directors/Philanthropy Committee, Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock Board of Directors, Texas Economic Development Council, Children’s Miracle Network Volunteer, March of Dimes and Habitat for Humanity.

Marc will be remembered for his mischievous smile, great hugs and incomparable sense of humor. Marc loved his family more than anything in the world.

Marc is survived by his wife and children, his parents and brothers Danny, Keith his wife Surinda, and Steven, plus numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Edward T. Haney, Capitola Rice, Dan Farmer and Nancy Farmer.


Location: Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers
Start Time:11:00 am
End Time:6:00 pm

Funeral Service

Location: Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers
Start Time:10:00 am
End Time:11:00 am


21 Comments on “Marc A. Farmer”

  1. Emily- I am so sorry to hear about Marc. I will keep you and your family close in my prayers.

  2. Oh my gosh Emily, there are no words. Just know that you and your family are in our prayers.

  3. To Emily’s and Marc’s families, I am so sorry for your loss. I know Marc will be missed tremendously. I hope you can take comfort in the many memories you are sharing together.
    To Brooklyn, Blakely and Jacob – your dad was awesome, and I know he loved you and your mom more than anything.

  4. Emily,
    My sincerest condolences. I pray that you and your family are given strength, peace and grace

  5. Emily, I’m so sorry to hear about Marc he was a fine young man and one of Todd’s best friends. If their is ever anything I can do for you please let me know.
    You and your family are in our prayers.

  6. So saddened to hear this news. Marc taught me a lot and made me feel like family in the short time that I knew him. Praying for all of the family during this tough loss, and the time to come. Big hugs

  7. Thank you for choosing me to be your pastor while living in Jacksonville.
    I enjoyed having you and your family in our home. We’ve had many great times with you. My prayers and support remain strong with the beautiful family you leave behind.

  8. Emily, I am so sorry for you and your children’s loss. I will be praying for you all.

  9. We saw Marc’s Obituary in the newspaper this morning.

    Our family grew up with the Farmers near Wagner Park. Our memories are of Marc when he was young.

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to your family during this time.

    The Tillerys

  10. Emily my condolences to your family. To Mom and Pop with deep sympathy. I lost a best friend, we grew up making great memories as kids. I will never forget the bond we had. I’ll be praying for you and the family.

  11. Sorry to hear about your loss! We will be praying for the family! Let us know if we can help in any way.

  12. Emily, I am a childhood friend of Cally’s, and my brother Matt was close friends with Keith during their school years. I am so sorry for you, for your kids and for the Farmer family. May you all find comfort that Marc now resides in God’s perfect kingdom, and may you feel the grace of our Savior embrace you as you reflect on the memories made and the blessings he brought to your lives. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. —Marisa Walker Hetrick

  13. Earl ,Frankie, Emily an family
    Leo an I (glenna farmer vaughn) are sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you,an bring peace.

  14. Emily, losing a beloved husband is one of the most difficult experiences of your lifetime. There will be many sad days ahead, but eventually you will find ways to cope. I pray that fond memories of Marc along with your loving family will give you strength and peace. My love to a sweet childhood friend of my daughter, Christy Liles. – Cindy Abernathy

  15. To the precious family of Marc Farmer. My love to each one of you. Marc was a wonderful man. I don’t ever remember seeing him when he wasn’t smiling and when he was a young boy he was always loving and full of energy. The one thing I know for sure he loved his Mom Dad and brothers. When he married Emily he adored and loved her as he did each of his children. He always talked about his family with pride and love. My heart goes out to each one of you. Love each one of you. Aunt Teneta

  16. Me and Marc lived in the same house out at the last resort and I had so many good days with this man. He will be missed by many. R.I.P. Marc. Love you man.

  17. We love and miss you so much! Prayers, love always and forever…

    The Farmers

  18. Emily,when I first heard about Marc I was too stunned to write you your Facebook post was truly beautiful . I don’t use Facebook but lia my daughter shared it with me. There are so many questions for God that aren’t answered but you are being strong ,holding faith,and one day at a time you will walk for christ. I know someday you will be reunited. Marc was truly a fine young man ,we loved him and I hold a special place for him. This journey has lots of twist and turns and lots of test
    Hold strong. You can do it and just know Emily, we love you too. Both of you were best friends with Jaycie and she loved y’all. Love anita

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