Eddy G. Palmer, age 73, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, following an automobile accident.
Mr. Palmer was born on Feb. 17, 1940, in Adamsville, Tenn. He lived in and grew up in Oliver Springs. Following his high school graduation, he moved to Dayton, Ohio. While in Dayton, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, where he proudly served his country. Following his military discharge, he returned back to Dayton and began his profession as a builder and contractor.
In 1977, he and his family moved back home to Oliver Springs. He and his business partner, Jerry Johnson, founded P & J Builder, a successful home building business. He continued operating the business until his retirement in 2003.
He loved his family and friends and he enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening. Additionally, he loved animals and attending local flea markets. [Read more…]