Our Crew

Jim Farley is the owner of Farley Farm Supply. He was born in 1948 and has been a resident of De Leon, Texas all his life. He graduated from De Leon High School in 1967. He received his Bachelor of Science, (yes BS) from Tarleton State University in 1970. He worked for Birdsong Peanuts in Gorman for 7 years before joining Farley Farm Supply. He married Sandra Hardin in 1968. Sandra did bookkeeping for the business until she passed away in 2000. Jim and Sandra had 2 daughters, Amy and Jamie. Jim married Martha Moore in 2003. Martha works at FMC in Stephenville and has 3 children, Sandy, Cliff, and Brandy. Jim and Martha have 8 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.

Keith McIlvain is the manager of Farley Farm Supply. He was born in 1970 in Bangs, Texas. He graduated from Bangs High School in 1988, and received his BS from Tarleton State University in 1993. He joined Farley Farm Supply in 1994, and, except for three years with the Texas Farm Bureau, has worked for the business since his graduation. His wife, Michelle, is a teacher in De Leon High School. They have 2 boys, Kreede and Kallen.

Bill Boswell is the comptroller for Farley Farm Supply. He was born in 1944, and has lived in De Leon all his life. He joined Farley Farm Supply in 2003 after a 35 year career as a peanut farmer. He graduated from De Leon High School in 1963 and Tarleton State University in 1967. His wife, Wandelle works for First National Bank in De Leon. They have 2 daughters, Mandy and Marlie, and a granddaughter, Lauren. Marlie is married to Brandon Mobley.

Jeannie Keith is the secretary and bookkeeper for Farley Farm Supply. She graduated from De Leon High School in 1961 and has worked for the company since 1988. She is married to Max Keith and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren.

Matt Sparger drives a liquid fertilizer applicator for Farley Farm Supply. He began working for the business in 1994 and has spent his entire career applying liquid fertilizer. He was born in 1973 and graduated from De Leon High School in 1992. He and his wife, Kellie, have 4 children.

Mickey Salinas began working for Farley Farm Supply in 1989. He has driven a dry fertilizer applicator for over 15 years. Mickey was born in 1966 and has 2 sons. His late Dad, Gilbert, worked for the company for many years. Gilbert and his family moved to De Leon from the Valley in 1979.

Jeremy Sparger drives a liquid fertilizer applicator, and has worked for the company since 2007. He has over 6 years experience as a custom applicator driver. He is a graduate of De Leon High School.

 

Gerald Locke is the inside sales lead for Farley Farm Supply. He is usually the first person that greets a customer when they walk in the door. Gerald graduated from De Leon High School and worked for the railroad until his retirement. He moved back to De Leon and began part-time work for the Farleys in 2006. Gerald and his wife Lajuanann have 3 children and one grandchild.

Gilbert Salinas, Jr. is the shop foreman and relief applicator driver for Farley Farm Supply, and has worked for the company off and on for over 15 years.

Victor Villareal drives a liquid fertilizer applicator, and has worked for Farley Farm Supply since 2008. He and his wife have been residents of De Leon for many years.