Lawrence Wayne Palmer
10/28/1927 - 10/02/2021
Lawrence Wayne Palmer, 93, of Sarasota, FL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 2,
2021 at Tidewell Hospice House.
He was born in Dahlonega, Ga. on October 28, 1927 to Fred and Laura Palmer and graduated
from North Georgia College in 1949. He joined the Navy shortly thereafter and was in training
to become a pilot at the end of WWII.
Wayne was owner of Adsco Manufacturing in Buffalo, NY until his retirement in 1993.
After retiring, he moved back to Dahlonega where he enjoyed a happy life with his wife Beverly
and his many friends.
He enjoyed playing golf, traveling, and most of all, spending time with his family.
He also was a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church.
Wayne is preceded in death by his wives, Elizabeth Ann DeLong and Beverly Fite Woodward,
sister, Jessie Dean York, brothers G. Bruce Palmer, and A. Reed Palmer.
He is survived by his daughter Penny (Joe) Russo of Sarasota, Fl, sons Mark W. Palmer of
Diamond Bar, CA, and Kyle (Ellen Walker) Palmer of Philadelphia, PA, grandchildren Aaron of
New York City, NY and Nicholas of Philadelphia, PA.
Funeral services will be scheduled at a future date in Woodlawn Cemetery, Orchard Park, NY.
Donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Sarasota in his memory.