Memorial military services for Floyd Palmer, 77, of Rockdale were held Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.

Mr. Palmer died Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at his home.

He was born Feb. 17, 1932, in Houston to Walter Leslie and Leona Lucille (McGowen) Palmer.

Mr. Palmer had been a Rockdale resident for the past 17 years.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Larry Rubio.

Survivors are two sons, Steve Palmer and Keith Palmer, both of Washington; a daughter, Tomi Palmer of Washington; his best f r iend and c areg iver, Freda Kretzschmar of Rockdale; four brothers, Virgil Lee Palmer of Denum Springs, Louisiana, Jerry Elvin Palmer and wife Marilyn of The Woodlands, Earl Palmer and Richard Wayne Palmer both of Trinity; a sister, Eva Jeannette Johnson of Trinity; and three stepchildren, Joel Rubio of Cameron, Freda Rubio of Bastrop, Judith Hernandez of Leander; also, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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