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Joshua Aaron Palmer

January 20, 1987 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 33)


Joshua Aaron Palmer, 33, of Plymouth, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at his residence.

He was born January 20, 1987 in South Bend, to the late Michael and Susan (Ritcher) Palmer.

Joshua worked for Mint City Tree in Bremen.  He loved working for them and cutting down trees.  He also loved his family, doing anything outdoors, cutting hair, power-tools, drawing and tattoos.

Surviving are his fiance Melissa, daughters Trisha Palmer and Kaelynn Sneed-Palmer and son Bentley.  Also surviving are his siblings, Michael Palmer, James Palmer and Jade Bogard, as well cousins who were like siblings Zachery (Tiara) Marek, Mistina Peterson. His Aunt Shirley. First cousins Donnie Havens, Teresa Schmidt, Kimberly Brown, Carrie Howard, Ausha, Donald, Chelsea, Autumn, and so many other extended family members.

  He is preceded in death by his Mother Susan Bogard and Father Michael Palmer Sr. His Auntie Linda, and Aunt Charlotte, Unlces Mike, Louis, and James, Cousin Robbie (Rj) Howard and nephew Malachi Luke Palmer.

We know you’re safe with God now. Rest Easy Our Brother!

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to either the family to offset funeral expenses or through GoFundMe at

Palmer Funeral Home – Guisinger Chapel, 3718 South Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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No services to be held

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South Bend, IN 46614

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