Ralph W. Palmer

11/17/1950 - 07/06/2024


Obituary For Ralph W. Palmer

Ralph W. Palmer, age 73 of Lima, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2024, at 5:37 a.m. at his residence.

He was born November 17, 1950, in Findlay, to Fred William and Georgia Marie (Campbell) Palmer who preceded him in death. On April 27, 1973, he married Robin Kay Ney Palmer who survives.

Also surviving are his daughters, Laura K. Palmer of Altoona, PA, and Rachel M. Palmer of Delaware, OH; and a sister, Penni Warren of Piqua.

He is also preceded in death by his stepfather, Richard McStraw, and his brother and sister-in-law, Stephen and Carol Palmer.

Ralph was a 1969 graduate of Findlay High School. He then entered the U.S. Army and served during the Viet Nam War. He retired from Kirby Risk Electrical as an electrical salesman. He was a life member of V.F.W. Post 1275, Lima where he was a Past Commander and also a member of American Legion Post 516, Columbus Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to any veteran's organization or Deb's Dogs.

Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  • 07/10/2024

    Ralph and myself were drill team members at 1275 vfw, had alot of great times together. I will miss my friend....

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