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.