Don Farmer, former mayor of Milan, died Sept. 21, 2022 following a heart attack. Farmer served as mayor of Milan from 1992 until 1997 and was also the District 7 Director for the Tennessee Municipal League during his service as mayor. Farmer spent many years working at ITT in Milan followed by Glaco, also known as Chicago Metallic, in Humboldt. In addition to serving as mayor of Milan, he was also on the Gibson County Election Commission, board of directors of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, and on the board of trustees for the Milan Special School District. He also served on the Tennessee Democratic Executive Committee and was a delegate for Tennessee to the 2016 National Democratic Convention.