Updated Obituary for Peyton Andrew Palmer

Peyton Andrew Palmer, age 85 of Draper passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born July 26, 1934 in Wythe County, he was the son of the late Ernest Palmer and Gertrude Ward Palmer. Three brothers and three sisters also preceded him in death.

Peyton was a driver for the Metro Area Transit Authority, serving D.C., Maryland and Virginia for over 30 years.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by his  

Wife

Hope Smith Palmer – Draper

Daughter

Connie Porretta – LA

Grandchildren

Robert and Dominic Porretta

Many nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Draper Valley Presbyterian Church (Draper) with Pastor Bob Davis officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday one hour before service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations sent to the Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Building Fund would be appreciated.

Please visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book.

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.