Rober D. Parker Sr. passed away on February 4, 2022. On February 22, 1922, he was born in Grenada, Mississippi, to parents Walker Parker and Azelean Powell. Robert married Mildred Crocker in November 1941. He was a retired truck driver.
Robert was predeceased by his wife and three children, Robert D. Parker Jr., Richard Parker, and Allen Parker; and by seven siblings. He is survived by three children, Ms. Donna Ford-Jacobs of Carson, CA, Wayne Parker of Waterford, CT, Craig Parker of New London, CT, and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London. Funeral services are entrusted to Lester Gee Funeral Home.