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“Hi Cruiser, I know it's been awhile but I will never forget you and all of the great times we had amongst all of our common friends. I was very sad...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Deirdre (Deede) Eller - Tampa, FL

“You will be missed my brother ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Lynne Kottke - Friend

“Going to miss you brother. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: KYLE Davis - OMAHA, NE

“Is candle will burn for you the rest of my life my friend Cruiser ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Pittsburgh Donna - Tampa, FL

“Marynell: My heart breaks for you and your family. Please know I am thinking of you at this time of sorrow. God Bless you and your family. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Monica Johnson - Reno, NV

“In behalf of my father, Frank Zaremba and myself, God Bless Greg and RIP. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Bill Zaremba - Tampa, FL - Family

“Sorry for the loss Greg was a great person to work with he was always willing to help no matter what the situation was he will truly be missed. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Roslyn Brown - St.Petersburg, FL

“Dear Marynell & Family:We were in Brighter Tomorrows together. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.Love, Pat ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: PATRICIA MILLER - Dunedin, FL

“I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Cruiser. I am sad to have learned of the loss of one of my fellow Masonic brothers, fellow wrestler and one...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Chris Callas - Elmira Heights, NY

Gail, Cruz and Jim at their birthday party- 2011
10 of 23 | Posted by: Jim Snow

“Words cannot express the sense of loss, the anger at how it came to be, the helplessness felt that there was nothing available to make things...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Cindy Hutto-Duffy - Chipley, FL

“Greg,You were such a special soul! In today's world everyone is so busy with their lives, what I will remember most is you never once just drove past...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Colleen Quinn-Adams - Tampa, FL

“Cruiser you will be sadly missed. I'm so thankful to have called you my friend. My thoughts and prayers to Gail and your family. Rest in Peace ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Lori Weiss - Tampa, FL - Friend

“Cruiser you will be sadly missed. I'm so thankful to have called you my friend. My thoughts and prayers to Gail and your family. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Lori Weiss - Tampa, FL - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Greg was a great person and was wonderful to work with. He will be missed by all. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Deanna Foster - Clearwater, FL

“This is what you will always remind me of a BIG teddy bear ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Teresa Hillenbrand - ORLANDO

“I will always remember his smile and the way he was always willing to help in anyway he could .I am really going to miss him on our team. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Teresa Hillenbrand - ORLANDO, FL

“I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to have Cruiser as a friend.He gave the best hugs ever!! He will be missed and never forgotten. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Heather Williamson - Lexington, KY

“Greg I'll never forget the day I first met you working over 30 years ago at Papa's you were gentle giant then until the day you went home. Your...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Marilyn Menendez - Tampa, FL

“I have been missing Greg's wonderful huge already. Sending love to Marynell, Denise, Charlotte and all the family. I know he is at peace. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: LaRue Alford - Creston, NC

“Our condolences during this time for your entire family. Thinking of you all. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Karla Bordonaro - Tampa, FL

“You will be missed dearly by all that have known you. Your friend Dorothy ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Dorothy Jones - FL - Friend

“Sorry to hear about your lost he was a great boss's and friend he will be miss ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Robert Kramer - Zephyrhills, FL


Gregory Allen (Moss) Palmer "Cruiser" was born in Tampa, Florida on August 14, 1965 and made his transition on September 14, 2017. He is survived by the love of his life Carla Gail Young, mother Marynell Butler Palmer, father Dennis Palmer and wife Barbara, father M. Allen Moss and wife Debbie, sister and brother-in-law Denise and John Zentler with niece Charlotte Mary, brother and sister-in-law Jason and Marilyn Moss with nephew Jackson and niece Leah Nora, brother and sister in-law, Johnny and Susan Palmer with nieces Whitney and Isabel, sister Peggy Corbin with nephew Joe and niece Allyse. His uncles and aunts include Jim and Karen Butler, John and Margie Butler, Linda and Pete Stahl, Ley and J. Brent Pichard, Sarah and Scott Coates, Ken and Cheri Bett among many other Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. It is not possible to list all of his immediate and extended family and friends as he loved, and was loved, by so many.

Greg graduated H. B. Plant High School, attended St. Petersburg Jr. College and Richland College in Dallas and was a member of the Unity Church. His careers included professional wrestling, security and management of restaurants, events and facilities. He was a Perpetual Member of Masons and a past Worshipful Master of Fellowship Lodge.

Greg blessed the lives of all who knew him. With his quick wit, sunny disposition and positive attitude, there was never a time when he couldn't see the brighter side of any situation. He was loved by everybody who knew him, mostly accredited to the fact that he loved everyone he met. He never encountered a person in whom he was unable find something positive.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Greg's honor to the Special Olympics (https://give.specialolympics.org/page/contribute/florida) or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Tampa 12502 USF Pine Drive Tampa, FL 33612-9411.

A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the A La Carte Pavilion's Terrace Room located at 4050 Dana Shores Drive, Tampa, Florida 33634.