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Richard K. Palmer, 53, of Firth, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in the Salt Lake City Veterans Hospital.

Richard was born May 10, 1961, in Idaho Falls to Drue Edmund Palmer and Marjorie Treasure Palmer. He graduated from Rigby High School and later attended Idaho State University.

On July 3, 1982, he married Tina Pontius. From this union they were blessed with two children. They were later divorced.

Richard served in the Army and earned the ranking of specialist.

He owned and operated Center of Mass Tactical. Richard enjoyed volunteer firefighting, rendezvous, building gun holsters, traveling to various gun shows, shooting competitions and most of all spending time with his grandkids, Bailey, Skyler and Alicia.

Richard is survived by his daughters, Cheyenne (Wesley Guntharp) Palmer of Davie, Fla., and Shawna Palmer of Anaconda, Mont.; mother, Marjorie Palmer Brady of Idaho Falls; brothers, Roger (Ivonne) Palmer of Denver, Brent (Paula) Palmer of Rigby and Ron (Barbara) Palmer of Idaho Falls; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Drue Palmer.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Milo Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to services at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.

Published in Post Register from June 18 to June 19, 2014
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