Minden Press-Herald

Tuesday
Sep 30th

Gary Palmer

Funeral services for Gary Palmer were held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at Rose-Neath Chapel in Minden. Officiating was Dr. Don Ward. Interment followed at Point Chapel Cemetery in Doyline. The family received friends from 5 until 8 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Gary was born Sept.16, 1950, in Minden to Neil and Eva Palmer and entered into rest July 11, 2014, in Minden. He lived a life near and dear to family. Full of idealism, pragmatism, spiritual beliefs and faith. He was known for his gifts in comedic and dramatic poetry writing. Gary had an affinity for history and was an avid reader. He loved telling stories and jokes. With sharp analytical skills, Gary greatly enjoyed his work as a draftsman for the majority of his life.

His father, Neil Palmer preceded him in death.

He is survived by his mother, Eva D. Palmer of Minden; daughters, Carmen Deborah Smith and husband, Keith of Gentry and their children, Cheyenne Dakota Smith and Laramie Laredo Smith, Ark. and Maria Danielle Palmer and friend, Kyle Love of Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Pallbearers were Johnny Woodard, Danny Harris, Kenneth Bounds, Harold Boze, Ethan Boze and Eric Dettrey.

Honorary pallbearer was Laramie Larado Smith.

 

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