Andrew “Andy” O. Farmer II

Andrew “Andy” O. Farmer II, 69, of Montpelier, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord after a sudden illness on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born on Jan. 22, 1953, in Wareham, Mass., to Carl Edwin and Mary Houser Farmer. Andy graduated from Logansport High School in Indiana in 1972, then earned his associate’s degree in electrical engineering from ITT Tech.  On May 27, 1973, he married Barbara Jean Rhoades in North Manchester, and she survives.

Andy was a member of Lakeview United Brethren Church in Camden, Michigan. He was a radio broadcaster, chief engineer and production manager with over 47 years in broadcasting. Andy retired from KNEO Radio in Neosho, Mo., in 2019 after 12 years. Prior to that he worked at several other radio stations including WRSW in Warsaw for 18 years. Andy also loved the Chicago Cubs and was a lifelong loyal fan.

Andy is survived by his wife, Barbara, of 49 years; three sons: Carl E. (Julie) Farmer and their children Andrew and Joseph Farmer, of Mishawaka; Gregory S. (Tiffany) Farmer, of Goodman, Mo.; and James A. Farmer, of Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren: Andrew Farmer and Joseph Farmer; sisters: Rita (Donald) Orton, of Crossett, Ark.; and Catharine (Charles) Woodrick, of Kokomo; and goddaughters: Grace Soroba, Tieri Ayiga and Carlin Ayiga.

Andy was preceded in death by his parents and half brother, Stanley Farmer.

Visitation for Andy will be on Wednesday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lakeview United Brethren Church in Camden, Mich. Services will be at 1 p.m. at the church with Pastor Stephen Smith to officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier.

Memorial contributions may be given to Turning Point Radio with Dr. David Jeremiah or Samaritan’s Purse.

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