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Floyd S. Palmer Floyd S. Palmer, 95, of Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Menno Haven Retirement Community in Chambersburg. Born April 17, 1918, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late Walter and Opal Sharpe Palmer and the husband of Adrienne Mae Clevenger Palmer, who died August 15, 2009. He was a graduate of Warfordsburg High School Class of 1938. He had been a self-employed truck driver for 65 years and had driven truck until he was 95. He was previously employed by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. He was a member of the IOOF #607 Warfordsburg; a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose #842; a member of the Blue Knights, Retreads and Goldwing Road Riders Motorcycle Clubs. He was a hard working, fun loving and rugged individual who enjoyed every day of the 95 years and 363 days he was blessed with. He lived life to the fullest and never worried about anything. He loved telling jokes. His life's great passions were motorcycle riding, bluegrass music and playing the bones. He is survived by one daughter, Marlys A. Palmer of Chambersburg; one son, Dale S. Palmer and wife Brenda of Warfordsburg; friends, Suzanne Eyer and Isabelle Hayhurst; many nieces, nephews and a community of friends. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold Palmer. A service will be held Friday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Grove Christian, Warfordsburg. The Rev. Tim Close and the Rev. Richard Bernhard will officiate. Burial will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Warfordsburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday. The family requests that memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Hollow Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267; Meno Haven Retirement Community, 2075 Scotland Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or the Needmore Fire and Rescue Squad, 8328 Great Cove Road, Needmore, PA 17238. Online condolences will be accepted at
Published in Public Opinion on Apr. 16, 2014
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