Robert C. Palmer


Robert C. "Dirty Bill" Palmer, 68 of Fairview Township, Mercer, passed away at his home May 20, 2019.
Bill was born in Grove City Oct. 15, 1950, to Dewitt and Marjorie Swickard Palmer. He was a 1968 graduate of Lakeview High School and went to work as an operating engineer for the IUOE Local 66.
Bill married his beloved wife, Vicky Montgomery, May 21, 1988; she survives at home.
Bill grew up on the family farm and attended Coolspring Presbyterian Church throughout his youth. He enjoyed hunting and building shanties for himself and for friends. Bill was a member of the Mercer American Legion Post 159. He was a fan of WWE and loved watching Monday Night Raw and Smackdown.
Bill was also a founding member of the ABATE Mercer County Chapter and a lifetime member. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and enjoyed taking trips to the Hazen ABATE state party, and to Daytona Beach for Bike Week.
He was also a member of the NRA and the AMA. In his spare time, Bill enjoyed going riding and drinking beer with friends.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his beloved shih tzu, Levi; his brother Don Palmer and wife Patty, Sharon; nephews Tony and Andy Palmer; many great-nieces and -nephews, and many dear friends.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his son, Billy Davis; sister, Debbie Swartzfager and her husband Jim; paternal grandparents, Clarence and Carrie Palmer; maternal grandparents, Robert and Jean Swickard; and nephew, Freddie Palmer.

Robert C. "Dirty Bill," 68, Fairview Township.
Calling hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday (5-25-19) in BLACK FUNERAL HOME OF STONEBORO, 99 Franklin St.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
Service: 4 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home with Chaplain Bill Beck officiating.
Interment: Scheduled at a later date at Westside Cemetery, Sharpsville.
Published on May 22, 2019
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2 posts

Lorraine & John Gee
May 24, 2019
Vicky, Our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts.
Linda Holliday
May 22, 2019
Vicky so sorry for your loss. You are in my and Tommys thoughts.