Charles D. Palmer

Seattle, Washington

1931 - 2014


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Charles D. PalmerMajor General (AUS Ret.)"I am sure there are those who feel it is presumptuous of me to write my own obituary but who better to chronicle my triumphs and foibles? I stuck my tent, stood my last retreat formation and listened to Taps for the last time a few days ago (Jan....

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Rest in peace Uncle Chuck.. You were a good decent man. I have many fond memories of you and Aunt Lyn. Sending my most heartfelt sympathy to Melinda, Steve, your grandchildren and all who loved you..

Funny man. Great attitude. 1cor 15:26

My father CW4 (Ret) William R. Johnston, since has also passed and myself SFC (Ret) Jerry Johnston had the pleasure of serving under your Command of the 3rd Bde 104th Tng Div. My Dad will also be joining you for happy hour.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.
"NUM 6:24-26"

Steve,Melinda and families,
Steve and I were shocked to hear of Chuck's passing.
We spent wonderful times at the big house on Queen Anne. Chuck would always prepare a feast. He seemed so natural in the kitchen. The results were always superb.
Your dad was proud of all of you, your careers, the wonderful people you had become (how could you be anything else with Lyn and Chuck as parents) and your children's successes.
I know you will miss your dad everyday. May you find...

Bon Voyage Chuck. You are one of a kind! Your humor was always appreciated and you will be missed.

To the Palmer Family my heartfelt condolences on the passing of my friend and colleague,MG Charles Palmer. Chuck as he was fondly known by the many members of the 124th ARCOM will be always be remembered for his willingness to have a great party and good food. It has been many years since I last saw him but I never will forget the genuine person that he always was. Rest in Peace, Old Warrior.

Charlie was a good friend and great commander.

We are all at the time of life when we will be meeting our acquaintances In a better place.