Richard J. “Rick” Palmer, Jr.

August 1st, 2017

Richard J. “Rick” Palmer, Jr., age 61, of Wilmington, passed away on July 28, 2017.

Rick was the beloved husband of Ann (Holbrook) Palmer, devoted father of Nicholas Palmer of Malden and Daniel Palmer of Everett, loving “Grampy” of Riley Palmer, cherished son of Richard J. and the late Rachel A. (McLaughlin) Palmer of Wilmington, dear brother of Douglas Palmer of Wilmington, Christine Taylor & her husband Bruce of CT, Jeffrey Palmer & his wife Karen of Manchester, NH and the late Rachel McCarthy formerly of Dracut, uncle of Shamus, Kathryn, Joseph, Maeve and Graeme.  Richard is also survived by his brother-in-law, James McCarthy, as well as many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, August 5th from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Rick’s name may be made to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, Susan G. Komen, Dept. 41831, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.


9 Entries in Guest Book for “Richard J. “Rick” Palmer, Jr.”

  1. Jeff Palmer says:

    I miss you brother and the kids will forever miss Uncle danger

  2. Karen Palmer says:

    I am so sad, and miss you.. I always held out hope that you would come home to us. My hope for you is that you are now at peace and are with your mom, and sister. Love you

  3. Deena Wolleu says:

    Many wonderful memories of family get togethers. You have been missed. Rest in peace now with your mother and sister. Love and hugs to the Palmer family.

  4. Richard Hunt says:

    R.I.P. missed him for a while there, I believe Rick is at peace now friends forevermore

  5. Susan Barry Hewitt says:

    For Rick’s Family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I hope happier memories help you through difficult days ahead. I hope he is at peace in God’s loving arms and reunited with his Mom and sister Rachel. Rest in Peace Rick.

  6. Alice Pellegrini says:

    My heart goes out to your entire family.

  7. Steven and Donna Wolley says:

    Rest in peace Rick. Please know that you will missed and our prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Frank Topping says:

    Rick was one of the coolest and nicest people ever to live on middlesex ave.

    My thoughts are with Ann and all of the Palmer family.

  9. Tom k says:

    I was saddened to hear about the passing of Rick, May God rest his soul and God bless the Palmer family.

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