Denny Palmer

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

McCLURE, Ill. -- Denny Joe Palmer, 59, of McClure died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 6, 1947, at McClure, son of Denny and Ruby Alice Kirk Palmer. He and Pat Seals Dickerson were married June 24, 2002, at Wickliffe, Ky.

Palmer worked for Florsheim Shoe Co. and Erlbacher Construction. He was a warehouseman for Q.C. Corp. 20 years, and was employed by Procter & Gamble. He was a member of the former American Legion Post in McClure. Palmer was in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970 and served in Vietnam. He graduated from Shawnee High School.

Survivors include his wife; his father and stepmother, Denny and Marge Palmer, of McClure; a daughter, Angel Doria of Scott City; two brothers, Mike Palmer of Arnold, Mo., Kevin Palmer of Omaha, Neb.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Lindsey Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Smithey Jr. will officiate. Full military honors will be provided by Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.