Fred (Frenchy) Palazzi Jr.
In Loving Memory
Canton - Frederick “Frenchy” Bernard Pierre Palazzi, Jr. , age 79 of Cowan Road, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Mr. Palazzi was born July 2, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Palazzi. He had resided in many areas throughout the United States before making his home in Haywood County for the past 30 years. He was honored to be a United States Coast Guard Veteran. Mr. Palazzi was employed as a retail salesman and was also the inventor and promoter for his own product, Eye Glass Cleaner by Frederick. He had attended Maple Grove Baptist Church. Fred will always be remembered for his outgoing and friendly personality and the fact that he never ever met a stranger. He could often be found sharing stories and a cup of coffee with his many friends at the McDonalds morning breakfast club. Fred was a loving companion, father and grandfather and his dear precious memory shall be cherished forever.
Surviving are his loving companion of 28 years, Mildred Cowan of Canton; his daughters, Eva Marie Palazzi of Tennessee, Barbara Swann of Canton, Priscilla Silver of Canton and Carolyn Earley of Canton; his sons, Frederick Palazzi ,III, Horace “Butch” Ballew of Asheville , Robert Ballew of Lebanon, Kentucky, Richard Ballew of England and Andrew Cowan of Canton; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren ; 8 great-great-grandchildren and many dear friends.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home. The Reverend Tommy Carlisle will be officiating. Burial will be in Pisgah View Memorial Park in Candler. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Palazzi family