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​​Joscelyn Palmer is survived by his spouse Pansy Smith-Palmer.  They lived in Deltona, Florida and remained in Florida until his passing on May 18, 2016.  Joscelyn was born to the late Noel Ward and Floribell Whiteon June 9, 1937 in Mandeville, Jamaica.  He met and married his former spouse Cynthia Smith in his hometown of Mandeville.  The union presented four beautiful children named Maxine, Andrew, Courtney and Petreen. 

He enjoyed life in Jamaica with his family until 1980 when they migrated to Cincinnati, Ohio.  Joscelyn loved to cook, (some of his favorite dishes were roasted breadfruit, salt fish and provisions).  Even though he lived in the U.S. he loved his island food.  He also enjoyed farming and was a great mechanic.  He was known as Mister fix it.  He was surrounded and supported by his family and caregivers during the last days of his life.  He will be forever missed.

Visitation will be held on Saturday May 28, 2016 at 11:00am at United Pentecostal Church 1640 E. Voorhis Avenue DeLand, Florida 32724.  The Funeral Mass will begin at 12:00pm with the burial following at 1:30pm at Hollywood Cemetery at 1031 S. Carpenter Avenue Orange City, Florida. 

Flowers and condolences can be sent to United Pentecostal Church 1640 E. Voorhis Avenue DeLand, Florida 32724.

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JOSCELYN PALMER