Graveside services for Shelley Eugene Palmer, Sr., 74, of Black Lake, LA will be held at 11 A.M. Monday, December 7, 2020 at Our Lady of the Rosary Cemetery with Bro. David “Bubba” Walsworth officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home.
Mr. Palmer was born September 5, 1946 in Delhi, LA and passed away December 5, 2020. Shelley was an excellent certified mechanic who could fix anything. He enjoyed the challenge of getting anything to run. He was a hard worker who would help anyone and never wanting anything in return. Shelley loved his family and was always very protective of them. He will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alberta Dortlon; father, Gene Palmer; two brothers, Stanley Ray Dortlon and Bruce Palmer.
Mr. Palmer is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Palmer; one son, Shelley Palmer, Jr.; two daughters, Tanya Palmer and Tina Wyatt and husband, Daniel; one brother, Buddy Palmer; four sisters, Beverly Palmer, Martha Palmer, Cynthia Ann Dortlon, and Charlotte Williams; five grandchildren, Cody Johnson and wife, Emily, Logan Johnson and Audrey, Trinity Palmer, Cole Palmer, and Zoey Palmer; and his special granddog, Sam.
Pallbearers will be Shelley Palmer, Jr., Cole Palmer, Logan Johnson, Cody Johnson, Timmy Lester, and Daniel Wyatt.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Natchitoches Cancer Center, LSU Ochsner’s of Shreveport Cancer Center, Hospice of Natchitoches and VA of Alexandria.