Louis “Buddy” Palumbo

February 2, 1934 - October 11, 2021

Louis “Buddy” Peter Palumbo, 87, of Nederland, passed away Monday, October 11, 2021. He was born on February 2, 1934, in Port Arthur, to Mamie Dolce Palumbo and Leonardo Palumbo.

Buddy graduated from Bishop Bryne High School in 1952. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business/ Marketing from Lamar University and worked for Tarrant Distributors for over 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, gin and tonics, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Judith M. Palumbo of Nederland; daughter, Donna Valenti and her husband, John of Tampa, Florida; son, Louis Palumbo, Jr. and his wife, Rita of Copperas Cove; sister, Lillie Palumbo; grandchildren, Lauren Valenti, Ryan Palumbo, Vincent Palumbo, and Anna Gabriella Palumbo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Joe Palumbo, Julius Palumbo, and Sam Lena; sister, Virginia Slover; and grandson, Johnny Valenti.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Jimmy Majors and his wife, Vivian, Bobby Majors, Dr. Michael McMahon, Dr. Pradip Morbia, and Amedisys Hospice.

A gathering of Mr. Palumbo’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His graveside service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 3900 Twin City Highway, Groves.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Palumbo’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77701 and the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231

Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • October 14, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Graveside Service

Greenlawn Memorial Park-Groves
  • 3900, Twin City Hwy, Groves, TX, 77619,
  • October 15, 2021
  • 1:00 pm

Comments (2)

    Mark G Patterson says:

    So sorry for your loss Judy, Great memories of you and Buddy back in the day. All the Best moving forward to you and family.

    George Kronke says:

    My deepest and utmost sympathy goes out to the entire Palumbo family.
    May y’all all live in fond memories of his life and cherish those times to the fullest.

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