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Alfred Paull Palmer, II

October 9, 1935 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 86)

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Alfred Paull Palmer II, “Paull”, passed away at his home in Georgetown, TX on July 21, 2022, at the age of 86.  

Paull was born in Manhattan, New York on October 9th, 1935 to William Ashman Palmer and Virginia Tabb Woods Palmer.  He grew up in East Williston Long Island and graduated from Roslyn High School in Roslyn Heights, New York on June 22, 1953.

Paull served our Country in the US Army as a Clerk Typist from October 1954 until he was honorably discharged in September 1956.  He continued to support veterans through the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the American Legion.

He later graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida on January 30th, 1962 with a Bachelor of Science degree and from Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on September 19th, 1978 with a Master of Science degree.  Paull had wonderful memories of living in Florida and had always hoped to reside there again someday.    

Paull married Carol Ann Mangold and they had two children, Virginia, lovingly called “Ginger”, and Alfred Paull, lovingly called “Freddie”.

Paull worked as a Computer Programmer and also became a member of Mensa on April 1, 1968.  

Paull married Evelyn Miller McRorey on September 3, 1992 in Bryan, TX.  They enjoyed many years of traveling to interview rising country music stars and contributing feature articles and photographs to Country Music USA Magazine.  They also enjoyed watching hours of football games as they followed their favorite teams to victory each week.  Paull’s favorite team was the Miami Dolphins.    

Paull was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Freddie, and his wife, Evelyn.

Paull is survived by his daughter, Virginia Palmer of San Diego, CA, his sister, Eleanor Ashman Palmer of Boston, MA, step-children Lisa McRorey Zirkle of Florence, TX, and Douglas McRorey of Katy, TX and many other family members.

Burial will be at City Cemetery in Mount Vernon, TX alongside Evelyn, his wife of 28 years. Arrangements are under the direction of Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home, 409 Kaufman St N, Mount Vernon, TX. 

Service times are pending.

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