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Terry Palmer

Obituary for Terry Palmer

March 3, 1957 - June 23, 2016
Adrian, Michigan | Age 59


ADRIAN - Terry W. "Old Guy" Palmer, age 59, of Adrian, died Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He was born March 3, 1957 in Adrian, MI to Golden and Helen (Johnson) Palmer. On March 7, 1975, he married Betty (Roney) Palmer in Palmyra and she survives.

Terry was the owner and operator of Palmyra Electric, The Hog Doctor, Captain of Palmyra Fire Dept., where he also served as an EMT, and he was a former instructor for Lenawee Vo Tech., J.C.C. and Washtenaw Community College. In his spare time he enjoyed helping his friends with electrical issues. He loved to ride his Harley Davidson all over the United States, but his greatest joy was spending time with his grandkids.

Besides his wife Betty, Terry is survived by two sons, Terry (Amber) Palmer II of Clayton, Eric Palmer of Adrian and a daughter, Misty Palmer of Adrian; two brothers, Larry (LeAnne) Palmer and Dwain (Chris) Palmer both of Tecumseh and one sister, Audrey (John) Ruhl of Somerset, MI; six grandchildren, Trinity, Faith, Olivia, Gage, Gemma, Logan and another one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Charlie in infancy, a brother Jerry Palmer and his mother in law, Ardith Roney.

Funeral Services for Terry will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. Burial will be in the Crane Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-7 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
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Memorial contributions may be made to the family, in care of Misty Palmer.
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