Thursday, February 2, 2006

Harold Lee Palmer, Jr., 59, of Golden, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, in Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Ark..

He was born May 28, 1946, in Kansas City, the son of Harold Lee, Sr. and Lelabelle (Lockard) Palmer. On May 28, 1998, he was united in marriage to Linda Holder, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Trevor Allen Palmer and his wife, Libby, of Lee's Summit; one daughter, Nicole Marie Palmer, of Lee's Summit; and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

He received his education in Kansas City and was a 1964 graduate of East High School. He attended college at Central Missouri State in Warrensburg. From Feb. 10, 1969, until April 17, 1970, he served in Vietnam with the United States Navy. He was a truck driver most of his life, retiring in 2001 after 32 years. After his retirement he moved to Golden to make his home.

He was a member of the Teamsters Union. He was also a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans. His great great grandfather settled in Kansas City in 1837 and his great grandfather fought in the confederate war.

Graveside services with military honors were held at Monday at Viney Cemetery, Golden, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Rev. Don Beeson conducted the services.


Cassville, Missouri