Brian Scott Palmer, 46, of Springfield, IL, passed away from this life at 1:27 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. Brian was born on October 1, 1964 in Springfield, to Charles E. and Helen (Cooper) Palmer. He was of the protestant faith. He is survived by his parents, Charles and Helen Palmer; one brother, Todd (Mary) Palmer; niece Marianna Palmer; nephew, Michael Palmer and several cousins.
Brian attended Springfield schools, including Southeast High School. He graduated from Bailey Technical Institute in St. Louis and worked as a mechanic until an injury in 1995. He was a NASCAR, Cardinals Baseball, Illini Basketball and Chicago Bears fan. The joy of his life was his niece and nephew.
Visitation: 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 12:00 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Jay Kroft officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to First Church of God or American Heart Association.
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