Gary Palmer

Obituary of Gary Wesley Palmer

Gary W. Palmer, age 72, of Davison died June 27, 2019 at Ascension Genesys Hospital with his loving family beside him.

Gary was born September 1, 1946 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Hadley and Gladys Palmer [Daniels].  He later married Karin Kay Sutherby.  Gary served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.   He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, but most of all spending time with his family and friends.  Gary owned and operated McDowell RV since 1994, and was former member of Hillside Discipleship Church.  

Gary is survived by is wife Karin, children: Alena (Chris) Qualls, Cecilia Albrecht [Fiancé Kevin Curtis], Andrew (Savannah) Albrecht, brothers: Dan (Kim) Palmer, Terry (Debbie) Palmer, grandchildren: Caleb, Noah, Blake, Evan, Emerson, Paige, and baby Ashton that is on her way.  To his grandchildren, he was known as the “Ice-cream Man”.    He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Barb, daughter Natalie, brothers: John, Bill, Don, Herby, Dick, and close friend Don Albrecht.   

Funeral service 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit Tuesday 3:00 to 9:00PM.  Pastor Todd Petty officiating.  Interment Wood Lawn Cemetery in Columbiaville. 

Memorial contributions in memory of Gary may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.  Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at

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