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Richard August Palma, 83, of Florence, formerly of the Tampa Bay Area, Florida, and Divide, Colorado, passed away May 18, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran/N.S.A., and a member of the Masonic Lodge # 146 in New Port Richey, Florida. Richard was a wonderful and caring husband, father, and grandfather. His best memories were traveling in his RV with his late wife, Joanie. They loved camping, fishing and visiting new places.
A memorial service will be held, at a later date, in Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Palma was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Palma; and parents, August Ignatius and Clara Gans Palma.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Girsch and husband Dan of Florence; and grandsons, Kyle and Kevin Girsch of Nashville, Tennessee.