Norris P. Palmer "JR"|
1951 ~ 2014
Norris P. Palmer "JR" went to be with the Lord on March 28th, 2014. He was born September 3, 1951 in St Charles, Illinois, the 5th of 6 children born to Norris Paul Palmer and Pearl Lucille Coe. He graduated from high school in 1969, entered the Marine Corp that same year and served proudly for 6 years which included two tours of Vietnam.
Norris is survived by his loving family including his wife Brenda Jo Palmer, his 2 sons Paul and Lonny, his daughter Jamie, and 17 grandchildren (10 of which are by marriage.) His family is deeply sorrowful to have lost him from this world. But they rejoice in knowing he is now walking with His Heavenly Father.
Norris worked at South Valley Water Reclamation Facility from 1984-2011. He held the positions of Pretreatment Director and Director of Operations and was twice awarded the national award for Best Pretreatment Program as well as earning Employee of the Year in 2005.
He was a faithful member of Great Harvest Church. He loved being outdoors whether it was camping, fishing, or working in the yard. He was a successful gardener and loved canning his harvest, and sharing it with friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider giving contributions to help with the cost of the funeral.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State Street, Midvale, UT. www.goffmortuary.com
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Apr. 2, 2014