Herrin- Merlin Gene Farmer, age 64, of Herrin, passed away on November 6, 2019 at Herrin Hospital.
Merlin was born in Herrin on May 7, 1955, the son of Homer Gene and Norma Dean (Jones) Farmer. He had worked as a computer animator.
Daughter- Jessica Lynn of Carbondale
Daughter- Gena Rose Farmer of Carterville
Son- M.G. Farmer of Colorado
Granddaughter- Charlotte Huskey of Carbondale
Sister- Michelle Isaacs of Carterville
Sister- Georgia Koch of Italy
Brother- Paul Koch of Alton
Sister- Rhonda Thomas of Texas
Sister- Micki Ellett of Cambria
Brother- Lee Kay of Pittsburg
As per his wishes, he will be cremated. The family will hold a candlelight vigil on Sunday, November 24th 2019, at 7:00 P.M. at PK’s Bar (Adult Only Venue) in Carbondale, Illinois . Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with arrangements.