In memory of
Charles Palmer Jr.
CHARLES PALMER, JR July 17, 1931 ~ April 13, 2017 Charles Palmer, Jr., 85, of Kelso, WA, passed away April 13, 2017 at home of cancer. He was born July 17, 1931 in Eaton, CO to Charles Palmer and Maude (Miller) Palmer. He was the 11th of 12 children, and the last surviving sibling. He was proud to have served on the front lines in the Korean War. Charles Jr. married Carolyn Sue McDaniel on March 29, 1959. They moved from Missouri to Washington state in September 1969. He first worked at Pope & Talbot in Kalama then for Weyerhaeuser Plywood before retiring in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn of Kelso; and by their 3 children and 3 grandchildren: Randy (Tammy) Palmer of Kelso, Ruchel (Ken) Loghry of Vancouver with grandsons, Logan and Garett, and Charles Allen (Kellie) Palmer of Vancouver with grandson, Trevor; sisters-in-law, Ramona Palmer of Diggins, MO, Kathryn Palmer of Sun City West, AZ, and Jenifer Helms of Seymour, MO; as well as many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Steele Chapel, 5050 Mt. Solo Road, Longview, WA. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to the Community Home Health and Hospice, PO Box 2067, Longview, WA 98632. Please sign his Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits .
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