YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home, for Mr. Jessie L. Palmer, 67, who departed this life Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at his home.
Mr. Palmer was born September 8, 1949, in Youngstown, a son of Moselle Dawson and Bernice Kennedy Palmer.
He was a 1969 graduate of South High School.
He had been employed by Star Extrusion Shapes as a die needer and band tail stretcher, retiring in 2013 and had also been employed with Ziebart Auto Painting for 13 years.
He loved collecting working on and painting old cars. His favorite car was the 57 Chevy. He loved watching old westerns but most of all he loved spending time with his children and family.
He leaves to cherish his memories and rejoice in his peace, his wife, Patricia Neely Palmer; his children, Gregory, Tanjila, Jessica and Lamont Palmer, all of Youngstown; seven grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Mary Ann Willis and a brother, James Kennedy.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, September 19 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.