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Harold Jackson Farmer, 81

| November 8, 2010 11:01 AM

Harold Jackson Farmer, 81, of Coeur d'Alene, went to be with our LORD JESUS CHRIST Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010. He was born May 24, 1929, in Gauley Bridge, W.Va., to Rev. Garah Hugh & Perie (Jackson) Farmer.

He married Mary E. Dalton on May 25, 1948, who passed away, then later married Dorothy Downs on Dec. 11, 2005.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Coeur d'Alene; brother Rev. Samuel A. (Mary) Farmer of Wheeling, W.Va.; sons, David H. (Sharon) Farmer of Coeur d'Alene and Aaron Scott (Wendy) Farmer of Eustus, Neb.; and daughter Terry Carol (Frank) Schell of Broomfield, Colo. He is also survived by many grand and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E.; sister Vivian Marie and brothers Chester and James H. Farmer.

"HAL" was a much loved husband and father but known to many others as an honors student, Air Force Sergeant, Rail Road Engineer, Reservation Missionary, Minister, Special Education Teacher, Test Track Driver as well as an artist and musician.

But "HAL'S" stated greatest joy in life was starting prayer and Bible Study groups and watching them grow. Hal loved to lead people to faith in Christ.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at the Horan & McConaty, 3020 Federal Boulevard, Denver, Colo. The funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Horan & McConaty, Denver. Burial will follow at the Ft. Logan National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.

A memorial service will also be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at Life Care Center in Coeur d'Alene, 500 Aqua Drive (next to Kohl's), Coeur d'Alene. English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d'Alene, is in charge of the arrangements.

Please sign Harold's guest registry and view his online memorial at www.englishfuneralchapel.com.

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