Dr. Maurice Riley Palmer, 102, of Albion, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020 at the Boone County Health Center, Albion.
He is survived by two sons: Tracy Palmer of Albuquerque, NM and Dr. Mark (Patricia) Palmer of Albion, daughter: Renee (Mitch) Budzenski of Stilwell, KS; five grandchildren: Dr. Ryan (Alexandra) Palmer of Blair, Dr. Alison (Brock) Kuester of Albion, Whit (Katie) Palmer of Omaha, Renata Palmer of Denver, CO and Darren Palmer of Albuquerque, NM. He leaves a legacy of eight great-grandchildren: Lucas, Madeline, Amelia and Sebastian Palmer, William and Connor Kuester, and Sloan and Kane Palmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie, two sisters, two brothers, and his parents.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the Cardinal Inn Event Center, Albion. A private family graveside service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Janet Burgel officiating. Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 162 and VFW Post 736 of Albion, Army Funeral Honor Guard, and the American Legion Riders. Masks are requested to be worn at the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.