David Allen Farnham Sr.

Published 11:35 am Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The funeral service for David Allen Farnham Sr. will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, at Riverwood Family with interment in Heucks Retreat Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is from Noon until the time of the service on Wednesday.

Mr. Farnham, 84, of Brookhaven, passed away April 21, 2024, at his residence. He was born in Marshall, TX, October 24, 1939, to Robert Lee Farnham and Dorothy Elizabeth Cowan.

Mr. Farnham graduated from MSU in 1966 with an Electrical Engineering degree. He began his career in Brookhaven, MS as a Distribution Engineer with MS Power & Light. He went on to start his own business, Farnham Electric Co., in 1973, which he ran until his retirement.

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Mr. Farnham was an active member of the Church of Nazarene where he participated in the bus ministry, nursing home ministry, and was Sunday School Superintendent for many years. He also worked in the youth ministry and music ministry. He was a National Delegate to the General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Linda Barnett.

Those left to cherish memory are his wife of 62 years, Katie Farnham; children, Allen Farnham (Donna), Chuck Farnham (Alice), Mary Farnham Davis (Marty), and Melinda Farnham Legg (Samuel); brother, Sam Farnham; sisters, Becky Morgan and Bobbi Cornacchione; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a host of other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.