Robert J. Parker, Sr., March 19, 1927~September 22, 2014
Robert J. Parker, Sr., 87, of Blue Eye, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on September 22, 2014. Bob was born in Elkins, AR. on March 19, 1927. He is survived by his son, Robert J. Parker, Jr. and wife, Julie; and grandsons, Jake and Will Parker of Hastings, NE.; his son, Tom Pearce and his companion, Evelyn McFadden of Fayetteville, AR.; his granddaughter, Renee King and husband, Bobby; and great-grandchildren, Zach and Tyler King of Elkins, AR.; his granddaughter, Andrea Woody and husband, Allen; and great-grandchildren, Robbie and Joey Woody of Elkins, AR. Bob is also survived by his friend and companion, Barb Huskey of Blue Eye.
Bob served his country in the U.S. Marines and was honorably discharged in 1946. He also served as Master Mason, Scottish Rite Mason and as a Shriner. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Nora Parker; brother, Allen Parker; and sisters, Mae Morrow and Vida Drake.
He will always be remembered by his generosity and kind heart.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 26, 2014 at Mt. Salem Cemetery in Elkins under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-7 P.M. on Thursday, September 25, 2014.
“No flowers please”, memorials may be made to the YMCA Pool Campaign, Attn: Gwen, 1430 W. 16th Street, Hastings, NE 68901.
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