Joseph C. Palmer, Jr., age 59, of Middletown, DE, was taken by the Lord from his home on July 2, 2018,
Born in Manhattan, Kansas, Joe was the son of the late Mary A. (Ward) and Joseph C. Palmer, Sr. He was a graduate of DelCastle High School. Joe served time in the US Navy and ended his career as a welder. Joe was a lifelong hunter, fisher and crabber.
Joe will be dearly missed by his wife of 37 years, Helen “Kim” (Deputy) Palmer; his sons, Joseph C. Palmer III and his wife, Jessie, and Adam Palmer, all of Golts, MD; and his brothers, Dan Palmer and his wife, Georgeanne, and Bill Palmer, all of Wilmington.
Friends and family are invited to visitation on Monday, July 9th between 6 and 8 PM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington. A private committal service will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate. Condolences may be made by visiting MealeyFuneralHomes.com