Obituary of Gregory Eugene Palmer – Akron Beacon Journal
Gregory Eugene Palmer, 65, was born in Akron, Ohio on September 13, 1956, to Mary Ann and William G. Palmer. His earthly journey ended on June 21, 2022 at the Hickory Ridge Nursing Home. He graduated from East High School in Akron, Ohio. Gregory moved to Oakland, California in 1978. He moved back to Ohio in 1984. Gregory AKA “Buzz” and “Cowboy” called everyone who crossed his path “Good Buddy”. He was a generous, easy-going, friendly soul. He liked to play chess, dominoes and many other games, he taught his siblings to play chess. Gregory taught everyone in the family how to play every board game you can think of, including his nephews. He loved games, listening to the radio and smoking his pipe was his favorite pastime.
He was predeceased by his parents William and Ann Palmer, his grandmother Mary Tinsley, his brother Roland Palmer, his sisters Dorothy Askew and Rosetta Wilson, his nephew Justin Palmer, his aunts Ann Ligon, Ruth Johnson and Deloris Springfield . He is survived by his sisters Kimberly of San Ramon, CA and Deloris Gray (Aaron) of Hayward, CA, Katrina Dingle (Yancy) of Florida, brothers James JC Palmer (Lisa) of North Canton, OH, Andrew Palmer (Tina ) from Akron, OH, Emerson Harper from Cleveland, OH, Aunt Helen Combs (Samuel) from Madisonville, KY and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family. Funeral services will be held at Rhoden Memorial Home 1101 Palmetto Ave. Akron, Oh 44306 at 12:00 p.m. where family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Burial at Glendale Cemetery.
Posted on June 28, 2022
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