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Grant B Palmer, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1909
Death: Nov. 1, 2001

obit Nov 2, 2001, "Richfield Springs Mercury", Richfield Springs, NY

RICHFIELD SPRINGS---Grant Palmer Sr. age 92 of County Highway # 24, Monticello, town of Richfield passed away unexpectedly on Thursday November 1, 2001 in his home. He was born on March 30, 1909 in Richfield, son of the late Frank and Blanche Edick Palmer. A lifelong Richfield resident he was educated in both Monticello and in Richfield Schools. On March 20, 1939 he married Margurite Seamon in Richfield, a loving and devoted union of forty years until her passing on January 16, 1980. Grant had first worked for The Duofold Company as a shipping clerk. He then went on to work for the Otsego County Highway Department where he had worked for forty years, retiring in 1971 as a working foreman. After his retirement from the county he worked for ten more years at Ryerson's Otsego Golf Course. He was a friend to many and will never be forgotten. For many years he served on the Republican Committee of Otsego County and many other organizations. Grant was a big country music fan and particularly liked to listen to the Tel-Se-Nango's. He had a love for the outdoors and nature. He had a strong belief in God and led a Christian life. He will be greatly missed.

Surviving him are two sons and their wives; Grant Jr. and Ruth Palmer, Douglas and Karen Palmer, one daughter Jean Coones all of Richfield Springs, a sister Ruth Burrows of Zephyr Hills, FL nine grandchildren , seven great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides his wife Margurite, Grant was preceded in death by a brother Otis Palmer in 1976. Funeral service will be on Monday at 10:00 AM in J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, 40 West James Street, Richfield Springs. The Reverend John Young will officiate. Interment will follow in Twilight Rest Cemetery, town of Richfield.

submitted by Judy Morgan

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margurite Seamon Palmer (1921 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Grant F. Palmer (1940 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: m March 20, 1939
 
Burial:
Twilight Rest Cemetery
Otsego County
New York, USA
 
Created by: KBrownst
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
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Grant B Palmer, Sr
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