Charles F. Farmer Jr, born May 8th, 1959 in Camden to Charles and Esther Farmer Sr. passed away on May 9th, 2020 after a courageous battle with Melanoma. He graduated from Medomak Valley High School in 1977. His work career includes blueberry raking, a fish processing plant, Marriners Paving, many years of elver fishing and first mate on the F/V Bingo out of Boothbay Harbor.
One of his passions was fishing, with that he opened a retail/wholesale bait shop in 1997, where he meet many people over 23 years in business. Chuck was also a big part of the Knox County Fishing Derby and he would provide an item for a prize for many years. He loved talking about his hunting and fishing adventures and enjoyed hearing other people’s adventures as well. In 2016, he was drawn for a moose permit where he shared the experience with his grandson Austin. Chuck made sure that his grandchildren and great grandchildren had their life time hunting and fishing license.
Chuck will be missed by all who knew him.
He is predeceased by his father Charles F. Farmer Sr. He is survived by his wife Valerie of Rockport, Mother Esther Farmer, Sister Kathy Farmer both of Union, Daughters Heather Beaupre of Rockport, Kristie Beverage and her husband Joel of Jefferson, Grandchildren Racquelle Haney and her husband Brett of Warren, Austin, James and Carly Beverage all of Jefferson, Great Grandchildren Ryleigh and Dax Haney both of Warren, Nephews Lee Campbell and his wife Jen and Nic Campbell all of Warren.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday August 29th, 2020 from 2 – 5 pm at the Thompson Community Center in Union.
The Farmer family wishes to thank both Pen Bay Medical Center and Sussman House for their excellent care of Chuck.
If anyone wishes to make a donation in Chuck’s honor, we will be using the funds to provide prizes for the Knox County 2021 Fishing Derby. Donations can be made dropped of at the celebration or mailed to Heather Beaupre PO Box 433, Warren, ME 04864.