Hunter Glen Palmer was born June 9th, 1998, to Neill Palmer and Heather Taylor in Delta, Utah. Hunter gained his wings and joined his best buddy, Tuff, in heaven on October 11, 2023. Hunter always had a strong love of nature. His favorite things to do were riding and training horses, camping, fishing, hunting, riding ATV’s, spending time on the desert and at family gatherings. Hunter was born fearless and loyal, a fierce protector of his brothers and family. Hunter never complained about having grown up with a special brother and the responsibility that went with it. Hunter was always game for any adventure and never afraid to speak his mind and stand up for what he believed in. This guy lived a lot of life in his short 25 years. Hunter was very generous and was always there to pull a friend out of the mud or back his buddies in a fight. Loved building insane contraptions as a child and was forever disassembling everything to make something new out of it. He was so much fun to be around and had a wicked sense of humor. There wasn’t a day that went by that he wasn’t into mischief. Hunter made friends easily and had an infectious personality. Hunter was a talented horse trainer and loved the spunky horses the most. He was very proud of his Irish heritage.
Hunter was an incredibly hard worker. His first paid job was when he was 8, going out to build fences with Arnell Petersen. He worked cattle with his Papa Mike and Donald Brown for years. He worked at Sugarville Hay from age 14 and then went on to Mechanic for both the Ag center and Delta Glass for a few years while going to high school. During high school he excelled in the welding program. Graduated high school and spent a semester in college gaining more knowledge of mechanics. Had a sharp mind and was gifted with an innate understanding of mechanics and machinery. Loved running any kind of machinery and did it well. Loved learning how everything worked. Hunter worked at Liquadry as an operator at the time of his passing.
Hunter is survived by his father: Neill Palmer; and mother: Heather Taylor; his brothers: Morgan (Ashleigh) Palmer, and Brock Palmer: his sister: Henlli Palmer; and his nephew: Westin Palmer; his grandparents: Mike Palmer and Caroline Palmer, and Glen and Elizabeth Taylor; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Hunter was preceded in death by his cousins: Sinead Alldredge and Dustin Wright.
Words cannot describe how much he is missed and loved.
Funeral: Wednesday, October 18, 11:00am at Hinckley LDS Stake Center. Viewings: Tuesday, 6:00-8:00pm, at Nickle Mortuary; and Wednesday, 9:30-10:40 am, prior to service. Those unable to attend are invited to view the recorded video of the service. He is buried in the Hinckley Cemetery.