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Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Coral Ridge Cemetery

950 Chiquita Blvd. S, Cape Coral, FL

OBITUARY

Palmer Leroy Stone

February 6, 1934September 7, 2020

Palmer L. Stone was born in Chicago, IL. His father was a banker at J P Morgan in Chicago. Palmer had an interest in architecture and briefly attended classes at Bradley University in Peoria, IL before entering the Army in December of 1953. He served as a member of the Military Police and received an honorable discharge onNovember 23, 1955. Upon discharge he worked as a stock trading clerk at A. C. Allyn Company in Chicago, IL. He took a position as a new police officer in February 1963 in Palatine, IL and in October of 1963 became a patrolman with the Elmhurst, IL Police Department. He was promoted to Department Analyst and Central Review Officer. He was in charge of vehicle maintenance and assisted in training new officers. In December of 1969 he began a career in sales with various manufacturing companies in the Chicago area.

Palmer was married to his beloved wife Luann, who passed away in February of 2011. They lived in The Heritage community in North Fort Myers, FL.

Palmer was a quiet and pleasant man who was always ready for a cold glass of beer and good conversation.

Services

  • Graveside Service With Military Honors

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Memories

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Chris Austin

September 15, 2020

Palmer was a true gentleman, donning a sport coat and straw hat for everyday attire. I would have liked to have known him at the height of his sales career, to learn from a progressive and innovative thinker. His many life stories and good-natured spunk will long be remembered. Cheers, Palmer!

Marci Arnheim-Levine

September 15, 2020

Always a great conversationalist, Palmer shared stories of his life in Illinois, stories of his family and father, and mostly stories of his life with Luann. Their relationship truly was a great love affair. He touched base often just to chat and chat we did! I will remember him and those conversations fondly. Rest in peace Palmer.

Tracy Lima

September 15, 2020

Thank you for your service in the Army and as a Police Officer in Elmhurst, IL and Palatine, IL.
Palmer, you are with your beloved LuAnn now.
Rest in peace.
Tracy Lima

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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