Robert Palmore

February 7, 2011

Robert E. Palmore, 88, of Frankfort passed away February 7, 2011 at Clinton House Health and Rehab Center. Born July 18, 1922 in Frankfort to Oscar M. and Mae (Leslie) Palmore. He married Mary Sue Hankins on December 1, 1946 in Colfax and she preceded him in death on September 29, 2004.;Mr. Palmore graduated from Colfax High School in 1942. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was part of the 14th Armour Division and C-Company 25th Tank Battalion. He worked for Norfolk and Southern Railroad for 33 years and retired in 1983. He was a member and past Master of the Masonic Lodge Colfax #472, member of the American Legion Colfax, a member and past Worthy Patron of Eastern Star, and a member of New Hope Church. He enjoyed square dancing for 42 years.;Survivors include 3 Daughters: Pamela Shelley, Peggy (Larry) Adkins, and Patti (Gary) Beard all of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Mary Jean Kiefer and Dorothy L. Clodfelter both of Indianapolis, 1 Step-Brother: Richard Hendrix of Oregon, 1 Half-Sister: Beverly Ann Knapp (Reid) of Michigan, 5 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren, and 14 Nieces and Nephews.;He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and 1 sister: Julia Flowers (Marvin), 2 infant brothers, 2 aunts and 2 uncles.;A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Visitation will be 2 to 3 p.m. Burial of cremains will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home.


9 Condolences for “Robert Palmore”

  1. ginger barker creasy

    patty and gary and the palmore family ..I am so sorry for your loss,I am sure he will be deeply missed but your memories of him will live on forever.. May God be with you and your family at this time,,ginger

  2. Julie Palmore Flores

    Although I hadn’t seen Uncle Bob in too many years to count, I have very fond memories of spending time with he & Aunt Sue when we would visit Frankfort. What a wonderful man! He will be missed.

  3. Pat Brumbarger

    Your Dad was a client of mine off and on. Sorry to hear of his passing. We will miss him. He was a very sweet man, I enjoyed my visits with him. My condolences to you all. God Bless you.

  4. Terri Shircliff Bowles

    Dear Peg, Pam and Patty, My prayers are with you today. Your Dad was a really nice guy. And there just isn’t anybody like our “Dad”, is there? Us railroad brats need to stick together. Hugs to each of you. Terri

  5. connieblubaugh

    i am so sorry patty, know he is at peace now. all my prayers connie

  6. Medora J Kennedy

    My sympathies are with you at this sad time. Rejoicing that baby Myles is here to soothe both of our familes’ sorrows. May your father, grandfather and friend rest in peace.

  7. Cindi Danner

    I am so sorry for your loss. Love ya always Cindi

  8. Gene Ritchie

    To the Palmore Family: I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. So many years ago — so many wonderful memories. He was an absolutely wonderful man and I am sure that he will be sorely missed by friends and family. From a fellow “railroader” Gene Ritchie Mahwah, New Jersey

  9. Toots Kinderman & Family

    We’re so sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you in this time of grief. We’ll keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

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