A native of New Orleans, and a resident of Colyell, he passed away at his home at 7:47am on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the age of 63 years. He was a plumber with the Local 198 for 42 years and retired in August of 2015. Visitation will be held at Colyell Baptist Church from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Visitation will resume at Colyell Baptist Church at 9:00am until funeral service at 11:00am on Thursday, March 21, 2019. The service will be conducted by Rev. Jeremy Glascock and Rev. Paul Taylor. Interment will be at Colyell Community Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Patsy Taylor Parker; his mother, Peggy Threet Parker; daughter and son in law, Kimberly & Richard Hight; son and daughter in law, Jeremy & Britney Parker; stepsons, Shawn and Matthew Goings; sisters and brothers in law, Gwen & Roger Bailey, and Sharon & David Gunter; grandchildren, Kylie, Tyler, Steven, and William; step grandchildren, Braileigh, Jaden, Laila, Lilliana, Lailee, and Tra; mother in law, Omer McMorris Taylor; sisters in law, Betty and Janell; and his loving dog, Beaux. He is preceded in death by his father, Walter Parker; sister, Brenda Parker; and father in law, Norris Taylor. Pallbearers will be, Marvin Sherman, Larry Threet, Jason Venseret, Jason Fox, Denver Parker, and Justin Shaffett. Honorary pallbearers will be, Lucas Ortego, Jerry Brook, Dalton Dirickson, Kevin Martin, Jaden Jackson, Larry Fletcher, Vernal Ardoin, and Hunter Shaffett. He was a member of Colyell Baptist Church. He was President of the Colyell Fire Department since 2008. He loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors, and was a member of Chipola Hunting Club where he also served as a board member. The family sends special thanks to Hospice of Baton Rouge, and to his nurse, Julie. Memorial donations may be made to Colyell Community Cemetery, 25365 S. Satsuma Rd., Livingston LA 70754. Arrangements by Church Funeral Services of Walker, 225-271-4574


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