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Cecil O. Palmer of Rush, NY was called home to the Lord on July 16, 2022, one week prior to his 84th birthday. His father James V. Palmer died 3 weeks prior to Cecil’s birth. He’s also predeceased by his mother Juanita Carswell and stepfather Louis Carswell, grandparents Oscar J and Sarah Curry, and sister MaryAnn Gahring; he is survived by his wife of 60+ years, Laura (Engle) Palmer, children Laura Lee Sparceno (Larry), David (Meg), and Dennis; two grandchildren, Samantha and Brendan, siblings Carolyn Terwilliger, Rita (Daniel) Terwilliger, and Ronald (Sandy) Carswell and many nieces and nephews. Cecil was a dedicated and loving husband, father, and grandfather who always went above and beyond for his family. An avid fan of auto racing, Cecil enjoyed playing golf and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Private burial will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery in Rush. Memorial donations can be made to St. John’s Home (WEBSITE) or the ALS Association (WEBSITE)