xref To always remember are his wife, LaToya Palmer; six children: Damion & Darius Palmer, Dajyhana, Dashia and Demonte Anderson and Daquan Burwell; his mother, Michelle Palmer (stepfather, Bobby Clark); siblings: Schwhan Palmer, Kenneth Jackson, Talisha Palmer, Sean D. McElrath Jr.; grandmother, Dorothy Palmer; aunts: Tina Lake, Shevell Palmer, Lisa Span and Gail Palmer; uncles: Anthony Lake, Gregory Palmer, Vincent Palmer and Sean D. McElrath, Sr.; godparents, Lewis and Gertha Johnson; nieces and nephews: Michelle Jackson, Shariece Palmer, James Palmer, Talia Sanders, Demir Royal, Ayhzieriah and SaMyah Johnson, Taniya Sanders and Sean D. McElrath III; a host of cousins and friends; close friends: Phillip Tate, Timothy Rhodes, Roosevelt Allen, 50 Cent, Randy Robinson and Snoop. I am very sad.

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0000002924 00000 n Along with working on the family ranch, he went into the cattle business with his Dad raising Black Angus cattle. Today, I am sure he is walking with God through the garden and it is a little greener. From Terry: Mel was a perfect gentleman who was fondly respected by those who knew him.

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He is the Grandson of George W. Rist, Sr. His first love was ranching.

Funeral Home website by, To always remember are his wife, LaToya Palmer; six children: Damion & Darius Palmer, Dajyhana, Dashia and Demonte Anderson and Daquan Burwell; his mother, Michelle Palmer (.

Before too long we used to set a date after our Friday M and S shop.

Melvin Palmer III was born June 17, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois to Michelle (Lake) Palmer and the late Melvin Palmer, Jr.

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He grew many types of vegetables and from this luscious garden and his generosity to give back, he was able to give to his Church, family and friends. I was so lucky to have met him at City Lit.

A native of King City, California, he was born July 13, 1946 to James and Maxine Palmer, and lived most of his life on the Rist Ranch in Lonoak and in King City before moving to Oklahoma. With over 1,900 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 375,000 families a year. My thoughts go out to his family and long term friends at this sad time.

He was a member of the Peachtree 4-H Club raising sheep, swine and of course Black Angus, winning many awards. 0000002076 00000 n

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The family has asked that should anyone wish to carry on Melvins charitable spirit and make a donation in his name, please donate to Charcot Marie Tooth Association, P. O. In the later years, gardening was his love. I am thinking of you.

A much loved and cared for uncle and friend. Although we worked together in DTI we really only became friends after.

He was such a good friend and I will miss the fun times we had, but the memories will live on. He was called home at the age of 30 on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital. I worked with Mel from 1989 - 1992 and he was my line manager for some of that time. Melvin has left us for a while, but we will always remember the love he had for his family and all the kids. Help tell the story of your loved ones unique life. The Dignity Memorial brand name is used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that include affiliates of Service Corporation International, 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. What to Include in Your King City Obituary, The Pajaronian Celebrates 150 Years (KSBW), Union objects to new grocery store project in King City, Salinas Valley News Briefs | July 21, 2022, Monterey Countys crop values increase in 2021, Salinas Valley News Briefs | July 20, 2022, Fort Hunter Liggett becomes first in Army to receive blood transfusion capability, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_SGAzh7DKo.

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Melvin (Butch) James Palmer, Jr. 72, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 following a long illness.

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Send flowers or a gift to a service or family's home. Dearest Mel, we will miss your gentle presence and sense of fun, but you will always remain with us in spirit.

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Today would have been your 73 rd birthday.

Melvin had many sayings, but most remembered is calling you FuFu. 704 13

Mel was a London office colleague for around 15 years.

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CANDLE HAS BEEN LIT CANDLES HAVE BEEN LIT, We are reviewing your submission. On Sunday 29th March 2020, Melvin sadly passed away aged 72, having contracted Covid-19 ; despite the best efforts of the health service to save him.Instead of sending flowers and cards of condolence, we would like to invite you to write a message in memory of Melvinand offer a donation in aid of Cancer Research. I met Mel many years ago through mutual friends and over the years we all enjoyed many long lunches and chats.

There are no events scheduled at the moment. This site is provided as a service of SCI Shared Resources, LLC. Given the unusual circumstances the world is currently in, and restrictions around funeral arrangements, the family would like to invite Mel's friends for a day of celebration on Saturday 27th Match 2021, just after what would have been Mel's 73rd birthday.

Melvin was preceded in death by his father, Melvin Palmer, Jr.; a brother, James Palmer, maternal grandmother, Norma Lake; grandfather, Melvin Palmer, Sr. an uncle, James Lake and friend, Jabaar Wilcox.

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He was a very good manager and we kept in touch.

He was a lovely person and great to work with.

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He attended D. S. Wentworth Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois and after moving to Gary, Indiana in 2001 he graduated from William A Wirt High School in 2003.

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I am thinking of you today, 24th March which would have been your 73rd birthday.

trailer Various nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Monterey County Cattlemens Association.

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We would often bump into each other in Bromley which invariably would end in a coffee or tea or two and a prolonged chat reminiscing or putting the world to right.

Lit by Margret Barker on March 24th, 2021, Lit by Margaret Barker on March 24th, 2021. Mel was a protector, dependable, loving and caring sociable person that always had your back. He will be much missed. Very sad at his passing.

Mel was a gentleman in every sense of the word, a kind, thoughtful man. Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, James and Maxine Palmer. %%EOF

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Melvin is survived by his wife Tammy of the family home, two sons, David Palmer of Pennsylvania, James Palmer (Christine) of Ketchikan, Alaska and one daughter Candace Palmer of Shawnee, Oklahoma.Two sisters, Pamela McCrumb of Salinas, and Linda Simpson (Ron) of Colorado Springs, Colorado.