Richard C. ”Bud” Palmer
Died Feb. 21, 2004
EAST LIVERPOOL – Richard C. “Bud” Palmer, 71, of Parkway, died Saturday Feb. 21, 2004, at 10:55 p.m. at his residence of a lengthy illness.
Born in East Liverpool, Sept. 13, 1932, son of the late Curtis and Ruth Brown Palmer, he was a lifetime area resident having worked for Crucible Research, in Oakdale, Pa. He retired in 1990.
A veteran of the Korean War Mr. Palmer served with the U. S. Army.
Mr. Palmer was attending the House of Prayer in Calcutta, and was a memberof the American Legion Post 374.
Mr. Palmer was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis Plumley, Palmer on Aug. 9, 1995.
Survivors include a companion Glenda Bock along with two sons; Richard “Rick” C. Palmer and his wife Kathy, and Gary T. Palmer and his wife Lisa, all of East Liverpool.
Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Michael, Craig, Gary, and Rick Brandmerier, all of California; Amy Palmer of Allentown, Pa.; Levi and Ransom Palmer of East Liverpool; Mrs. Greg (Monica) Conkle, of Wellsville; and Mrs. Mark (Courtney) Richardson, of Columbus, Ohio.
There is a great-granddaughter Kristen Smith of Wellsville, a brother Curtis Palmer and his Companion Leona Swarthout of East Liverpool, and a sister Mrs. David (Susan) Foreman of Yorba Linda, Calif., along with several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Palmer was preceded in death by a brother Robert Palmer along with two sons, Robert L. and Fred Palmer who died in an automobile accident while in Esenada, Mexico, Nov. 26, 1977.
Service will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dawson Funeral Home with the Rev. Tanta Lockhardt Hendricks of Emanuel Presbyterian Church officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park at the convenience of the family.
The Tri-State Veterans Burial Group will provide military honors at the funeral home.
You may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com