Fred William Farmer age 92, surrounded by his loving family, passed away September 3, 2008 in Murray, UT.\n\nFred was born May 4, 1916 to Fred Farmer and Helen Ruth Wadley in Magna, Utah. He was the oldest of three children. Fred married Orpha Inez Conway on May 2, 1939 in Pleasant Grove, UT. In 1955, their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They recently celebrated their 69th anniversary. They had one child, Fred Conway Farmer. They resided in Utah and Daingerfield, Texas.\n\nFred served in the US Navy during WWII from 1945-1946. He was an instructor at Hill AFB after the war. He worked 35 years in the steel industry at Geneva Steel and Lone Star Steel in Lone Star, TX. He served 3 years as National Director of the Association of Iron & Steel Engineers and 1 year as the AISE Combustion Engineering Division chairman. He loved to learn about everything and anything.\n\nFred was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving in East Texas as branch president and in the Longview Texas Stake Presidency. He served with his wife in the Texas Houston mission and as ordinance workers in the Jordan River Temple.\n\nFred enjoyed life and being around family. He loved to travel with his wife and to do stain glasswork. He also loved photography, model trains & airplanes, reading, cooking, roses, automobiles, and anything mechanical or electrical. He was very gifted with his hands and his mind.\n\nHe is survived by his bride Orpha Inez Conway and his sister Mary Hughes of Farmington, UT, son Fred C. (Sylvia), Grandchildren; Cameron (Kristen), Ryan (Jenni), Lindsay (Kevin) Moore, Jami, and 8 great grandchildren all in the Salt Lake City area. Preceded in death by his sister Ruth Mecham and his grandson Chet.\n\nFred was hardworking and devoted to his family. He will be greatly missed. May God be with you till we meet again. Thanks to all the people who have been so caring in Fred’s most recent time of need.\n\nFuneral services will be held at the Union Fort 7th Ward, located at 6770 S. 500 E. Midvale, UT on September 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m.\nFamily and friends may attended a viewing at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Murray from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday September 9, 2008 and at 10:00 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment - Provo City Cemetery.