October 18, 1946 - January 4, 2022
FARMER, Walter “Leo” – 75 Walter “Leo” Farmer, 75, of Lafayette, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 2:26 p.m. at Franciscan East Hospital. Leo was born on October 18, 1946 in Vincennes to the late Tom and Marie (Ray) Farmer. He married Diana Plantenga in 2016, and she survives. He retired in 2011 from Saint Franciscan Hospital as a Security Guard, a job he loved. Leo was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 492, and the 40&8. He was a Vietnam era veteran, and a proud supporter of all veterans, and their organizations. Leo was a Legion Rider, and loved being a part of all the benefit rides over the years. He was on the Honor Flight twice, once as the honoree, and again as the chaperone. Leo was Santa Clause for 20 years, and his face lit up when he put his suit on, and literally became Santa to so many children over the years. He was a PAPAW to Mia Faith, and loved all of the time he spent with her. Surviving along with his wife, Diana McCollum-Farmer, are thirteen siblings, Thelma Hartley, Maryann Perry, Cathy Wilson, Janie (Kevin) Turner, Becky (Kenny) High, Carolyn (Mick) Hoffman, Sandy Waymire, Mike (Mary Ellen) Farmer, Jerry (Mary) Farmer, Ted (Nancy) Farmer, Ronnie Farmer, Donnie Farmer, Diane (Cody) Lewis. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Marie Farmer, one sister, Donna Farmer, and two brothers, Tommy Farmer and Gary Farmer. Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post #492 (4929 SR 43, West Lafayette, IN 47906). In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Mary T. Klinker Foundation Veterans Center. Share memories and condolences at www.simplicity-funeralcare.com.
FARMER, Walter “Leo” – 75 Walter “Leo” Farmer, 75, of Lafayette, passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 2:26 p.m. at Franciscan East Hospital. Leo was born on October 18, 1946 in Vincennes to the late Tom and... View Obituary & Service Information
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