Robert Palmquist

Robert Palmquist

Saturday, July 7th, 1956 Thursday, May 14th, 2020

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Obituary for Robert R. "Bob" Palmquist Jr.

Robert R. Palmquist Jr. 63 of Seymour, CT entered into the Gates of Heaven on Thursday, May 14, 2020 surrounded by his family. Beloved husband to Janette (Smey) Palmquist. He was an amazing loving father to daughter, Jennifer Palmquist and son, Jason Palmquist.Amazing “Papa” to grandson, Jonathan Palmquist. Also, future daughter-in-law, Blake Kravec. He will be missed by all.
Recently Retired from O & G Industries, where he worked 19 years for the Bridgeport Mason Division. Prior, co-owner of B&B Foundations in Shelton for 17 years with his longtime friend, Bob Shuby.
He had many interests and hobbies which included American Muscle Cars, quad riding with his family, working outside in his yard as well as in his garage where most of the time, you could find him.
He was hard working, kind and a fair man, who was always willing to help others.
He was predeceased by his parents, Robert R. Palmquist Sr. and Dolores (Ruby) Palmquist. He will be missed by his sister, Cheryl Stephen, Brother-in-law John Stephen, their four children and many other family and friends.
Services will be private due to COVID-19. Memorial contributions may be sent to, Church of New Life, 74 Kelly Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762. Arrangements are entrusted to the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour. Please share a memory at

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Maribeth & Jeff sent flowers to the family of Robert R. "Bob" Palmquist Jr.
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steve dickervitz

Farewell My lifelong friend..Great memories of our wild early 20s Street racing, Building cars , breaking them and rebuilding them. You were the friend that would be there for another unconditionally. Back then we were invincible wild and reckless.. Deepest condolences to the Palmquist family and friends . Never be forgotten...You and Shuby behave up there!!!
Comment | Posted at 06:39pm via Condolence

Laura Knutson

Jeannette and Family, so very sorry to hear about Chiefie. He was one of the best. The world has lost a wonderful soul. My memories are filled with nothing but laughter. He brought smiles to everyone that knew him. Rest in Peace Chiefie. You will be missed.
God Bless.
Comment | Posted at 08:57pm via Condolence

Ron DeFilippo

My sincere condolences to your family 💔 may you find peace in all the fond memories he was a great person all around test in peace big BOB 💙❤️💙
Comment | Posted at 03:27pm via Condolence

Patty Fenton

Janette, Jen, Jason, JR and family - I have so many memories of Bob (especially when he would intentionally annoy me!). My love to you all.
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Maribeth & Jeff

Please accept our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. Our thoughts , prayers and love are with you all.
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