Christian 12

Robert G. "Bob" Palmer

August 20, 1933 ~ January 11, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
Obituary Image

Robert G. "Bob" Palmer Obituary

Robert G. “Bob” Palmer, 90, of Medina, Ohio formally of Ravenna, Ohio, Passed away Thursday January 11, 2024 at the Medina Cleveland Clinic Hospital. He was born August 20, 1933 to Irving C. and Nettie E. (Garrett) Palmer. He graduated from Ravenna Township High School in 1951 and attended Ohio Northern University.  Bob was the President and CEO of Portage Plumbing and Heating Inc. in Streetsboro, Ohio.

He was a member of the Kent First Christian (Disciples of Christ) in Kent, Ohio, the F&AM Masonic Lodge Unity #12, Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #46. He was a member of the Local, State and National Plumbing, Heating Cooling Contractors Association and served as President at the Local and State level. He was a member of the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Builders and Contractors Association. He taught Plumbing Apprentice training programs for 12 years. He served on the Portage County Health Board (1967-2019), the Cleveland Christian Home for Children Board of Trustees and the Board of Trustee for Ohio Eastern Star Nursing Home. Bob became an active member of the J&J Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, and Electric Co. in Akron Ohio (2019-2023)

Survivors, include his wife, Iris  (Ford, Feetterers) Children Michael  Palmer (Kina), Deborah  Combs (Paul deceased), and Phyllis Vair (James). Step Children, William Feetterers (Karen) and Lorie Mitchell (Rick).

Grand Children Destine Rivera (Cali), Kelly Hailey (Bobby), Otto Palmer (Chakel), Marci Rames (Shawn), Brian Hickman (Amy), Karice Chechak (Matthew), Amanda Francis (Mike), Wesley Francis (Amanda), Paul Combs Jr. (Wendy) Scott Combs (Brandy), Aaron Feetterers, Ellen Knapp (Jake), Laura Feetterers, and Riley Stone (Bram) and eighteen Great Grand Children. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sylvia, infant daughter, grandson, William (Hunter) Mitchell and great-grandson, Judah Christian.

 

Calling hours will be from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at the Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel. Masonic and Eastern Star services will be at 3:30 PM Sunday with funeral services to follow at 4 PM with Pastor Amanda Moore officiating. A private family burial will take place on Monday, January 22, 2024 at Grandview Memorial Park in Ravenna.

“Flight is the impossible dream

Faith makes dreams possible

Fill your faith with dreams

And enjoy your flight of Life”

Condolences and memories of Bob may be shared at www.sscfuneralhomes.com. Memorials may be made in memory of Robert Palmer to Kent First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 335 West Main St. Kent, OH 44240, Ohio Mount Vernon OES home, Building Fund, 1451 Gambier Rd #6 Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 or Western Reserve Masonic Community, Life Enrichment, 4931 Nettleton Rd, Medina, OH 44256

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert G. "Bob" Palmer, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Robert G. "Bob" Palmer?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Robert G. "Bob"'s memory.
Email
Print
Copy

Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 21, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel
141 N. Meridian St.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Eastern Star Services and Masonic Service
Sunday
January 21, 2024

3:30 PM
Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel
141 N. Meridian St.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 21, 2024

4:00 PM
Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel
141 N. Meridian St.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

SHARE OBITUARY

© 2024 Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility