Floyd “Roy” Alton Palmer
Graveside services for Floyd “Roy” Alton Palmer, 91, former Stafford resident, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foss Cemetery with Rev. Babe Sanderfer officiating.
Palmer died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, in Arkansas City, Kan. He was born July 23, 1922 in Greenville, Green County, New York, the son of Norman J. Palmer and Hazel (Hewitt) Palmer.
He grew up in Greenville and completed the eighth grade. He joined the Army in July of 1942 in Albany, N.Y. and served in World War II.
Palmer later lived in St. Petersburg, Fla. and Beaumont, Texas and in 1984 moved to Stafford.
He had owned several full service gasoline stations and a 24-hour wrecker service in his lifetime.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Palmer of Arkansas City, Kan. and Emery Dewey McCulley of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stanley-Lee Funeral Home, in Clinton.