Ernest Farmer, Jr., age 87, of Kingsport, formerly of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Kingsport after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Kingsport and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Ann Farmer; mother, Bethel Lorene Farmer; and grandson, Nicholas Farmer. He is survived his sons, Rusty Farmer of Knoxville and Mark (Daphney) Farmer of Kingsport; granddaughter, Elizabeth Farmer; brother, Delano (Wanda) Farmer of Vienna, Virginia; and sister, Fayrene Magnotti of Vienna, Virginia. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, April 15th at Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Kingsport. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. at the church with Dr. Greg Burton officiating. The family will also receive friends from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16th at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 12 p.m. at Jarnagin Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.