H. Wendell Palm
June 18, 1913 ‒ March 12, 2010
Canton, Georgia and formerly of Mansfield, Ohio
CANTON, GA: Former Mansfield, Ohio area resident H. Wendell Palm passed away Friday, March 12, 2010 at his son’s home in Canton, Georgia. Wendell died at the age of 96.
Born June 18, 1913 Harry Wendell was the son of Harry and Loretta (Hainer) Palm and a graduate of Lexington High School in 1931. He attended The Ohio State University studying agriculture and later attended College of Wooster.
From 1939-1951 he managed the Mansfield Greyhound Terminal for Greyhound Bus Lines. During WWII and Korea, Wendell’s job was very important moving troops within the United States for training and deployment overseas helping the war effort. On April 6, 1947 Wendell married Pauline Bell. They moved several times with Greyhound Bus Lines until in 1964 he started Loyal Travel in Cleveland, Ohio. After retiring in 1978 Wendell and Pauline moved to Port Charlotte, Florida. Wendell continued his love for travel by managing Seagull Travel until he finally retired in 1985. They were members of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte where Wendell served as elder. A plaque on the wall in the Memorial Gardens on the church grounds will honor him.
He has been a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #336 for the past 67 years. He was proud of the Eagles organization and to serve as State President in 1957. After moving to Florida he served on the board at Eagles Village in Bradenton. Also, continuing to attend State and National convention serving in the role of Past State President until the age of 96.
He is survived by his son Jeffrey Alan and daughter-in-law Susan Palm of Canton, Georgia; two grandsons and their spouses Jeffrey Alan II and Kerri Palm and Matthew David and Alissa Palm all of Canton, Georgia; great grandchildren Natalie, Grant Wendell, Addison and Jacob Palm. Nieces and nephews are still living in the Lexington area.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Pauline Palm on April 10, 2004; son and daughter-in-law Gene S. and Beth Palm; sister Miriam Nixon and brother Robert Palm.
The Palm family will receive friends on Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 10-12pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home with graveside services following at 12 noon in Lexington Cemetery.
Memorial contribution to the Fraternal Order of Eagles may be made or sent to the funeral home.
Online condolences to the Palm family are welcomed by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com