Harold Willard Parker, Sr

Born: Sat., Feb. 16, 1929
Died: Mon., Dec. 8, 2008

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Harold Willard Parker, Sr., age 79, of Eatonton, Georgia, died on Monday, December 8, 2008 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point. Mr. Parker was a native of Fulton County, GA, born February 16, 1929 to the late James C. Parker and Pearl Parker. He attended East Point High School and after high school, he served his country in the United States Marine Corp during World War II. In 1948 he married Nellie Elizabeth Wade, worked a while as a roofer and then started his own successful roofing business which later included his sons. After forty-five years he retired in 1991. Mr. Parker was a Shriner, a member of Hapeville Masonic Lodge #590, where he received his 50 year pin and a member of Morrow Presbyterian Church in Morrow, GA, where he served as an Elder. His favorite things to do were hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Nellie Elizabeth Wade Parker of Greensboro, GA; a daughter; Doris Coffey and husband Charles of Port St. Joe, FL; three sons, Harold W. Parker, Jr. and wife Teresa of Eatonton, GA, Alan W. Parker and wife Carmen of Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Curtis Wesley Parker and wife Sarina of Jackson, GA; nine grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his siblings; Juanita Ginn, Lula Parker, Evelyn Dickey, Sam Parker, George Parker and James Parker.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church with Dr. Joe King officiating. Interment will follow at College Park Cemetery in College Park, GA at 2:30 p.m. Serving as pallbearers are Jeff Giles, Clinton Parker, Alan Parker Jr., Max Chavis and Dave Rogers. Flowers are fine or a memorial can be made to the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning at Lake Oconee Presbyterian Church. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Carolyn Williams
   Posted Tue December 09, 2008
Teresa, Please know that my deepest sympathy is with you and your family in your moment of grief. Sincerely, Carolyn Williams

Charles and Barbara Lester
   Posted Wed December 10, 2008
Thanks for the memories. Of hunting, fishing and family camping with such good and special friends. Love, Charles and Barbara

Ginger Robinson
   Posted Wed December 10, 2008
May the God of all Comfort (2Co.1:3,4) Comfort the Parker's, When the last enemy strikes grief maybe great and make the heart yearn for comfort, Almighty God gives HOPE and PROMISE at (ACTS 24:15, JOHN 5:28, ISAIAH 26:19 and REVELATION 21:4) His Hope and Promise soon to be attain, May these thoughts be of some comfort. gingerrobinson@bellsouth.net

Arlene & Frank Wright
   Posted Thu December 11, 2008
May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace

Marvin & Donna Samples
   Posted Sun December 28, 2008
Our thoughts are with all of you at this time and in the coming year. It was good to see all of you again. Harold Junior, I know you will miss your Dad. One thing for sure is that you have a lot of good fishing and family memories. Love to you all, Donna

Connie remetta
   Posted Sun October 23, 2016
Had to find this on Google. I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, IF U ever see this,it's been so long . Did love this family and hope your grieving is now better. WOW ...that's a lot of grandchildren. Love to you all.