Services for Gregory A. “Goose” Palm, 41, were held Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Pastor Jeremy Shepherd of First Baptist Church officiating. Cremation followed.

Mr. Palm died Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Shiloh community from a motorcycle accident.

He was born Dec. 31, 1971, in Taylor to Gary and Deanie (Paris) Palm.

Mr. Palm was a graduate of Thorndale High School and served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Twisted Motorcycle Club.

Mr. Palm lived the past two months in Rockdale and had lived over 20 years in Thorndale.

He was a process technician with Cargill in Giddings the past two years.

He married Michelle Diane Wright on July 22, 1996, in Rockdale.

Mr. Palm was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Raymond Palm and Abb Paris.

Survivor are his wife, Michelle Palm of Thorndale; three sons, Ellias Palm of Killeen, Arion Palm and Logan Palm, both of Thorndale; his mother, Deanie Hollowell and husband Cecil of Rockdale; his father, Gary Palm and wife Ruth Ann of Austin; four brothers, Steven Palm of Austin, Michael Palm of Houston, Twain Pelzel and wife Candace and Michael Pelzel, all of Rockdale; a sister, Linda Englert of San Angelo; and his grandmothers, Dorothy Palm of Thorndale, Edith Prcin and husband Ruben of Temple.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill “Wild Bill” Richardson, Mike “Mouse” Auvenshine, Mike “Big Mike” Morris, Edward Biehle, James Kidd, Aaron Melde, Jason King, Shawn Alexander, R.D. Coward and Jimmy Coward.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 217, Thorndale, TX 76577 or to St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 369, Thorndale, TX 76577.

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