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Mr. Roy Thomas Parker, Sr.

Mr. Roy Thomas Parker, Sr.
  • August 23, 1928 - September 14, 2017
  • Butchertown, Kentucky

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“I'm truly sorry Lana, and the rest of the family because I didn't make it to the service or visitation. I wasn't aware when he would be buried. I...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Love you Uncle Roy ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Rhonda Gayle Hardin - Louisville, KY

“Roy for good times we had H&B I love you as person you an Paul come to are home work on are electric out side. R n p.Howard Doris Aubrey ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Howard Aubrey - Louisville, KY

“My deepest condolences. I've not known you long. Just from the Hospital. My thoughts and prayers are with you Gloria, and your family. Sincerely,...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Wilma McCombs - Louisville, KY

“Roy was a favorite neighbor of mine. A true gentleman. RIP ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: max limbocker - tucson, AZ

“I love you Uncle Roy, and you will be greatly missed ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Tracy Hume (Cox) - Harrodsburg, KY

“I am so sorry for the loss of you Dad Marion and Papaw Kim. My heart goes out to your whole family at this very sad time. Blessings to you all. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Gardner - Louisville, KY

“So sad to hear of our loss. May he R.I.P YOU WILL BE FOREVER MISSED AND NEVER FORGOTTEN. LOVE YOU UNCLE Roy ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Evon Parker - Lagrange, KY

“I am so sorry for your lost sendings prayers to all ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Theresa Staniford - Taylorsville, KY

“We still remember their visit here in Georgia. I remember time with him here and in Kentucky, that he was a friendly and jovial person to be around....Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Russell & Elizabeth Martin - GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Roy, Laura and family. I know he will be greatly missed. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa Smith - Louisville, KY

“i loved uncle roy he always loved to pick on me when i was little i will miss him im so sorry ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: toby houghton - louisville, KY

“Thank you Daddy Roy first for your daughters hand in marriage.She has brought me much joy and happiness.Thank you for the memories you brought to my...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Martin - Louisville, KY

“Lost my hero,my best friend,my partner in crime....so many great memories whether it was Churchill downs,IWA wrestling,or breakfast with family at...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: bobby parker - louisville, KY


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Roy T. Parker Sr., age 89 of Butchertown, returned to his Heavenly Father September 14, 2017. Mr. Parker was born in Frankfort Kentucky on August 23, 1928, to Emmett and Pearl (Bruner) Parker. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Parker was a diehard U of L fan and collector. He loved to watch U of L football and basketball on TV but he loved football so much if he could not find HIS team on TV he would watch any football game he could find. He also liked the game show Deal or No Deal. He really loved a lot of sports including fishing, wrestling, NASCAR, and horseracing. Mr. Parker loved people; he never met a stranger, he could talk for hours with people anywhere he went. Mr. Parker was loved by everyone that had the pleasure of meeting him. He also loved Rollo's but most of all he loved his family. He will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and 4 sisters.
Mr. Parker leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 68 years, Gloria Parker; 3 daughters, Marion Martin (Paul), Lana Bush (Randy), and Laura Cissell; 2 sons, Roy Parker Jr. (Theresa), and Bobby Parker (Angela); 17 grandchildren, Paul Jr., Michael, Kimberly, Chuck, Bethany, Randi Nicole, Lindsey, Crystal, Timothy, Hellen, Brian, Daniel, Robby, Angela, Christopher, Justin, Tyler, and their spouses; 27 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Charles, Larry and Billy Parker; 4 sisters, Dora, Rose, Lorene, and Betty Jane a whole host of other family and friends.
Funeral service will be conducted at 12:00pm Monday, September 18, 2017, in the chapel of Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home, (4895 N. Preston Hwy. at Brooks Rd) with burial to follow at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, 3301 W. State Hwy. 22, Crestwood, Kentucky. Friends may pay their respects Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 1:00 to 8:00pm and on Monday from 10:00 am until time of service.