Melvin L. Farman Sr.


Melvin L. Farman Sr.

Melvin L. Farman Sr., 82, formally of Warwick, passed away December 6, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of his cherished wife, Gertrude (Behm) Farman of Valrico, Fla.

He was the son of the late Kelly and Birdie Farman. Mr. Farman was retired from Teamster Local 251 and was a driver for Lakewood Hay & Grain Company. He also was the owner of Farman’s Market in Oakland Beach, Warwick, for many years.

Besides his wife he leaves three sons, Melvin L. Farman Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, of Clermont, Fla., William P. Farman and Walter Farman and his partner of 17 years, Diane Hatton, of Johnston. He was the father of the late Donald F. Farman. He was the cherished grandfather of four, Michael R. Farman, David M. Farman, both of Warwick, Thaddeus M. Farman and Kimberly J. Hatton, both of Johnston. He also leaves behind four great-grandchildren.

Services will be private.