Fred Palmer, 85, of Merritt Island, FL (formerly of Oliver Springs)

Fred Palmer, age 85, of Merritt Island, FL and formerly of Oliver Springs, TN, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023.

His wishes were to be cremated and laid to rest next to his wife in the Oliver Springs Cemetery. That service will be announced at a later date during the Spring. 

Premier Sharp Funeral Home is honored to serve the Palmer family. A message of condolence may be left for the family at

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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