August 2, 1938 - March 5, 2021
His Story, Fred Carl Palmer passed away peacefully on March 5, 2021 at the age of 82. He was born on August 2, 1938 in Stamford, CT. to the late Shelley Palmer and Georgiana Michael Palmer. Fred attended Stamford Public Schools. He worked for Stamford Sanitation for many years before working for Liuna Construction Company, from which he retired. Fred was also a Handyman and loved refurbishing old furniture and painting. Mr. P as he was affectionately called by many; was a member of Rose of Sharon Outreach Ministries where he served as an Usher. At Rose of Sharon, he became a father figure too many and he loved being the center of attention. His favorite pastime was watching old Westerns and the news; he loved cooking and loved taking an early morning walk to enjoy his friends in the neighborhood. Fred had an infectious smile and loved joking and telling old stories about growing up in Stamford. His memory will be treasured by his daughter, Apostle Elizabeth Dukes, one stepdaughter; Leslie Brown Ruffin, two sons; Fred Palmer, Jr., Byron Palmer (Trenda), four Grandchildren; Lakeisha Dukes, Chantel Bryant, Monique Palmer, Trevor Thompson, two Step-Grandchildren; Brian McCord, Brittney Ruffin West; Great-grandchildren; Rameer, Reagan, Mekhi, Mai; Two siblings; John Palmer (Leonie), Malqueen “Barbara” Ellis. Fred is also survived Special nieces and nephew; Valerie McNeil, Marsh McNeil and Howard Ellis, devoted family and friends; Keyonda, Elder Sharon, Thelma, Pastor Lawrence, Debbie, Chandra, Shawn, Ladre, Terrell, Shawn and a host of nieces, nephews, church family and friends. . Fred is predeceased by his wife, Cleo Palmer, siblings; twin brother, Frank L. Palmer, Shellie Palmer, Maybelle McNeil, Raymond Palmer and his fiancé; Mary Brown. Viewing will be held on Saturday March 13, 2021 from 10:00AM – 11:30AM followed by a service of celebration at 11:30AM at Wilson Memorial COGIC, Richmond Hill Ave., Stamford, CT. , Bishop James Hinton officiating. Interment will be held on Monday March 15, 2021 at 10:00AM at Woodland Cemetery.
His Story, Fred Carl Palmer passed away peacefully on March 5, 2021 at the age of 82. He was born on August 2, 1938 in Stamford, CT. to the late Shelley Palmer and Georgiana Michael Palmer. Fred attended Stamford Public Schools. He worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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