Lawrence “Bud” Palmer Sr.

December 5, 1944 - February 4, 2022
Lawrence “Bud” Palmer Sr.

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Lawrence “Bud” Palmer Sr., 77, of Shadyside, passed away on February 4, 2022 at the Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside, OH

He was born on December 5, 1944 to Lawrence Setho Sr. and Bernice (Burge) Palmer in Bellaire, OH.

Bud enjoyed watching the weather and Westerns in his spare time. He was a jack of all trades, a tinkerer, and an ornery mechanic who could fix it all.

He enjoyed riding horses, bikes, and fixing trucks in his earlier years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four of his five siblings.

Lawrence is survived by his life partner, roommate, and caretaker of 46 years, Thelma “Vera” Kuhn, his brother Bobby (Linda) Palmer of Idaho. four children: Cindy Palmer of Shadyside, OH, Lawrence “Bub” (Bernice) Palmer Jr. of Shadyside, OH, Penny (Wade Berisford Hancock) Palmer of Shadyside, OH; Bobby (Kristi) Kuhn of Jacobsburg, OH; grandchildren: Jonee Schmidt, Carissa (Houston) Tucker, Haley, Levi, and Cole Palmer, Ashley (Dan Ludwigson) Nida, Heather Schmidt, Amber Dawson, Jessica Kuhn, Stacey Kuhn; three great-grandchildren: Arianna, Liam, and Baylyn Steed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at

Care Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville is handling the arrangements for the Palmer family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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  • August 11, 2022
    Lisa Nuzum says:
    Prayers to your family. RIP Uncle Bud. My most favorite memory is getting to ride “the big horse” as a little girl with you. Love you, Lisa

  • February 06, 2022
    Marshall & Brandy Tucker says:
    Sending prayers from Alabama

  • February 06, 2022
    Jamie phillips says:
    Sorry for your loss

  • February 06, 2022
    Regina (Reggie) L. Jackson says:

  • February 06, 2022
    Regina (Reggie) L. Jackson says:
    Penny and Bub,I am sorry for the loss of your Father. Sending prayers & hugs to you and the family. May our Heavenly Father give you comfort at this time.