Charles J. Palmer, of Sedalia, will celebrate his 91st birthday, with family, Monday, Aug. 4.
He was born Aug. 4, 1923, in Pettis County and is the son of C.H. and Opal Palmer.
He was married to the late Letha V. Witt. He later was married to Edna F. Barnes.
He was owner of Palmer Tool and Supply in Sedalia, beginning the business in 1951 and retiring Jan. 1, 1986.
Charles has four children, Charles Jerry Palmer and Cheryl Campbell, both of Springfield, and Lanny R. Palmer and David L. Palmer, both of Sedalia; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.