In memory of
Blake Palmer, 17, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019, as the result of an auto accident. Blake was a junior at Shelby County High School. He loved all sports but his passion was playing on the Shelby County Rocket Baseball Team. He loved hunting, fishing, four wheeling and anything to do with the outdoors. He was involved with helping with the Special Education Program at Shelby County High School. Blake is survived by his mother, Cassie Bidwell (Matthew), Shelbyville; father, Shane Palmer (Stacy), Mt. Washington; brothers, Lan Bidwell, Shelbyville; Aidan Palmer and Zander Palmer, both of Mt. Washington; sister, McKenzie Bidwell, Shelbyville; grand-parents, Allen and Renea Simon; Bobby and Theresa Shaver; both of Shelbyville; Michael Bidwell, Columbus, OH; Nancy Bidwell, Irvine, KY; great grandfather, Brownie Shaver, Shelbyville; great grandmother, Scottie Noland, Irvine, KY; aunt and uncle, Cathie and Taylor Shaver; aunts, Ann Hughes and Jerri Taylor; uncle, Joseph Palmer, all of Shelbyville; and his girlfriend, Mallory Moses. Blake not only will be missed by his family and baseball teammates, but also by all his friends and classmates. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Shelby Christian Church. Visitation was 1 - 6 p.m. Sunday, February 10, and 2 - 8 p.m. Monday, February 11, at the Shannon Funeral Home and from 2 - 3 p.m. Tuesday, at Shelby Christian Church. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Shelby County Rockets Baseball Team, 1701 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, KY 40065; Martha L. Collins High Baseball Team, 801 Discovery Blvd., Shelbyville, KY 40065 or Special Olympics Kentucky, 105 Lakeview Ct., Frankfort, KY 40601.
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