Russell Guy Palmer, 77, of 532 B St., passed away last night in a Bakersfield hospital. Born in Kingston, Mo., in May 1886, Mr. Palmer had been a resident of California and the West Side since 1924. He and the late Mrs. Palmer used to live in Derby Acres, where they operated a grocery store. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Clark Wagner, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. Lela Laughlin of San Pablo; two sons, Harold O. Palmer of Castro Valley and Russell E. Palmer of Taft: 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services for Russell Guy Palmer will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home. Ivor O. Cummings of the Odd Fellows Lodge will conduct the services. Interment will follow in the West Side District Cemetery.