William "Billy" E. Palmer
June 7, 1937 - August 23, 2019
William “Billy” E. Palmer, age 82 of Atlanta, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his home.
Born June 7, 1937 in Anabel, Missouri, the son of Sherwin Dale and Ruby Lucille (Petre) Palmer. On September 1, 1957 in Atlanta, Missouri he was united in marriage to Sue McDuffee who preceded him in death on March 17, 1971. On October 17, 1979 in Macon, Missouri he was united in marriage to Mena Jo Moore who preceded him in death on May 7, 2016.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; one great grandson, Ashton Newins; and one great great grandson, Oliver VanDyke.
Surviving are two sons, Sherwin Palmer of Omaha, Nebraska and Herschel (Linda) Palmer of Omaha, Nebraska; one stepson, John Moore (Linda) of Adair, Missouri; one daughter, Elizabeth (James) Grimshaw of Macon, Missouri; one stepdaughter, Julie and Chin Ann Ang of Springfield, Missouri; one brother, Dale Lynn Palmer of Independence, Missouri; 24 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and one great great grandson.
Billy lived and farmed most all of his life east of Atlanta, Missouri.
His wish was to be cremated, and there are no services scheduled at this time.