Richard LeRoy Palmer

23 November, 19348 February, 2021

Richard “Dick” L. Palmer 86, of St. Petersburg, FL passed away February 8, 2021. He was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan to Floyd E. and Doris I Palmer. He graduated from Dearborn High School in 1953 and then completed a 3-year tour in the US Army. Upon returning from the Army, he met the love of his life, Norma Jean Lowe and they married on November 19, 1960. Together they raised 3 boys.

Dick was a cement contractor for he and his father’s company, Palmer Cement, located in Dearborn MI. Dick and Jean enjoyed vacationing in Florida and in 1979 made the big move to Florida. They both enjoyed spending weekends at their property in Weeki Wachee with their family and friends. Mostly, they enjoyed being with their three sons and their families wherever they were. He was an avid Bowler.

Dick was preceded in death by his wife, Jean. He is survived by his sons, Mark (Mary), Jeff (Wendy) and Rick (Tracy); his dear brother and sister in law, uncle Kent and aunt Joan; grandchildren, Tim, Amanda, Matt and Alexia; great grandchildren, Timmy, Chelsey, Aubrey, Jake, Brice, Kingsley, Keegan and Karson.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Seminole Lanes, 8668 Park Blvd. Seminole, FL 33777 on Sunday February 28th from 2-4pm.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Joan Palmer

21 February 2021

Dick and Jean will always be missed. They were and will always be such an important part of our lives. They were more that family, they were our best friends. They are together again but they will be with us forever. Love you both forever

Douglas Palmer

20 February 2021

When Dick and Jean lived on Boldt St. in Dearborn I have some fond memories of being there during the summer and swimming in their pool.

Marilyn Sullivan

19 February 2021

Mark, Jeff and Rick our condolences to you and your families. Particularly appreciated his candor and his jokes...Fond memories, of these when we were all in our teens, twenties and many years later at the bowling alley. He and Jean back together again! Love, Marilyn and Evelyn.

Shsron Borich

19 February 2021

Rest in peace. You will be at last reunited with Jean. You will be missed. John and Sharon.

Janine Boulus

19 February 2021

Thank you Uncle Dick for the many wonderful memories of fun times growing up with you, Aunt Jean and the boys. You will be missed.

Kent Palmer

19 February 2021

A part of me has gone. with you. Love you always Brother. Till we meet again

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