PALMER, John Barker (of Hardcake, Aikton) Peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at Morton Cottage. John aged 82 years. Dearly loved and best friend of Audrey, devoted dad of Michael and Anthea, adored grandad of Poppy and Hannah. Special brother of Peter and Joan. Much loved father-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. A private funeral service to be held at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday 4th March at 12:20pm. Family flowers only, kind donations will go towards the British Heart Foundation and Dementia UK. All enquiries to Jill Glencross Independent Funeral Directors. Tel: 01228 317373.