Charles Bidle Palmer

Born: Tue., Oct. 24, 1916
Died: Wed., Jun. 19, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 23, 2019
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jun. 24, 2019
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


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Charles Bidle Palmer, 102, Middletown died Wednesday June 19 at Vindobona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Braddock heights after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Geneva Alexander Palmer.
Born in Middletown on October 24, 1916  he was a son of the late Harry Franklin and Harriett Genetta Palmer and the last of his immediate family.

He was a self-employed carpenter until his retirement, a devoted member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown,  Army Veteran of WW II and a charter member of Valley Memorial Post #9, AMVETS, Middletown.
He is survived by five sons Gerald C. Palmer and wife Sandra of Frederick, John F. Palmer and wife Teresa of Middletown, Nelson W. Palmer and wife Barbara of Walkersville, Stephen R. Palmer and wife Cheryl of Thurmont, James A. Palmer of Middletown, eight grandchildren, Tim Palmer, Dawn Rosarius, Susan Palmer, Jeff Palmer, Ben Palmer, Amy Permenter, Neil Palmer, Brad Palmer, eight great-grandchildren Laura Palmer, Geneva Palmer, Eliza Palmer, Ivy Palmer, Connor Permenter, Andy Permenter, Avery Palmer and Ian Palmer.

The family will receive friends on Sunday June 23 from 2 to 4 at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Monday June 24 from Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown.The casket will be closed at the church. Rev. Dr. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Intement will be made in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Middetown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
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Joy Barkdoll
   Posted Thu June 20, 2019
Jimmy and family so very sorry to hear about Uncle Charlie. Sorry I will not be able to attend any service but know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joy Barkdoll

Newt Oliphant III
   Posted Fri June 21, 2019
On behalf of the work family of the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA), Medical Maintenance Directorate, Fort Detrick, MD, please accept our sincere condolences for your family's loss. May your family be comforted by the outpouring of love that surrounds you all. Words cannot begin to express our sorrow. May your hearts and souls find peace and comfort.

Ruth Bergman
   Posted Fri June 21, 2019
so sorry to hear about this fine man I met him when he was in Florida and really enjoyed visiting with him enjoy all the great memories you have of him

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