Jeffery Lee Farmer, age 53, of Rogers City passed away at home on June 11, 2014

He was born October 15, 1960 in Ann Arbor to Larry and Bonita (Samar) Farmer.

Jeff graduated from Rogers City High School in 1978 then attended Northern Michigan University. He owned and operated Michigan Midwest Marine. Jeff was Captain of the Rescue Vessels for the waters in and around Presque Isle County and north; he was an avid scuba diver. He was past president of the Rogers City Lions Club and Boy Scout Leader for his son Noah’s Troop. Jeff was always there to lend a hand, most recently as a Hurricane Katrina Volunteer Responder. He will be remembered by most as the big man with the big German Shepherd in the big bluish Ford truck.

Jeff is survived by the most important person in his life, his son Noah of Rogers City; he is also survived by his wife, Annette; brother, Dave (Marti) of Rogers City, sisters, Wendy Pommerenke of Rogers City,

Kimberly Farmer of Milan; many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Larry and Bonnie.

Jeff requested a private funeral service and in lieu of flowers, do a kind deed for a stranger.

Arrangements in care of the Beck Funeral Home.

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