Logan was born February 16, 1994, in Decatur, IL, son of Sidney L. and Theresa (Karcher) Palmer. He attended Northwest Christian School where he was baptized. He later attended Harristown Schools and was an honor roll student at Sangamon Valley High School, graduating in the class of 2012. He then attended Richland Community College, graduating with high honors in 2014. Logan enlisted in the Navy in April, 2016, completed Basic Training and received further training in US Navy Class C School in San Diego, finishing 3rd in his class. His first assignment was to the USS John S McCain (DDG-56). Logan was a member of Boy Scouts of America, Troop 43, where he achieved the Rank of Eagle Scout along with his brother Kaleb in 2011.
Surviving are his parents: Sid and Theresa Palmer of Decatur, IL; brothers: Austin Palmer of Champaign, IL. And Kaleb Palmer of Decatur, IL; sister Madison Palmer of Decatur, IL; grandparents: Robert and Martha Palmer and Ruth Karcher, all of Decatur, IL; niece: Auroa Case of Decatur, IL; and fiance’ Lindsey Leishner of Decatur, IL.
Logan was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ernest Karcher; and uncles, Tim Gillispie and Ron Miller. Logan will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him. He truly lived a life that mattered and made an impact on everyone he met.