MURRAY, Ky. - Thomas Hugh Palmer, age 90, of Kirksey, KY died at 9:30am Wednesday at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1923 in Kirksey, KY to the late Alfred Edward & Alta May (James) Palmer.
Mr. Palmer was a member of Kirksey United Methodist Church, he was the retired owner of Palmer Dairy Farm, he worked for 15yrs at Murray Lumber Co. and he was a U.S. Army Veteran.
He was married August 24,1940 to Imogene (Drinkard) Palmer and she preceded him in death May 13, 2012. His daughter; Carolyn Leslie, granddaughter; Beth Leslie Fielder, sister; Christelle Palmer and four brothers; Lowell, Raymond, Kenneth and Curtis Palmer also preceded him in death.
He is survived by one daughter; Aileen Leslie (Rev. Dan), four grandchildren; Bill Leslie (Tracy), Allen Leslie (Michelle), Alison Chaney (Rev. Tim) and Emily Burks (Taylor), seven great grandchildren; Frankie Leslie, James Fielder (Crystal), Tara Leslie, Rebecca Fielder, Chris Eldridge, Ashley Barnard (Gentry) and Jordan Eldridge.
Services will be held at 11:00am Friday at York Funeral Home with Rev. David Allbritten and Rev. Kendrick Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Murray Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit from 4:00pm until 8:00pm Thursday at York Funeral Home.
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