August 10, 1941 - October 13, 2020
Richard A. Parker Passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, IL at the age of 79 years. Born in Alton, IL the youngest son of the late Charles and Carrie (nee Comstock) Parker. Beloved Husband of 55 years to Sylvia (nee Stewart) Parker; Loving Father of Brian (Michelle) Parker of Tucson, Arizona and David (Jerry Goodman) Parker of Chicago, IL; Fond Brother of Pansy Hamilton of Alton, IL, Patty Jo (the late Walter) Boyd also of Alton, IL and Barbara (the late Edward) Paul of Wilmington, IL. Numerous Nieces, Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews also mourn his passing. Preceded in death by his parents; and 3 brothers, Charles, Harry and Tom Parker. Richard was a distinguished Veteran of the U.S. Air Force proudly serving his Country as part of the Combat Defense Squadron. He enjoyed camping "in style" when he hit the road in his RV Motor Home. A man who was fond of "peace an quiet" he was content to be outdoors and appreciate the natural beauty of this world. One of his biggest adventures was a trip to Alaska with his bride Sylvia. Many will remember Richard as a skilled short order chef and former owner of what was Poor Richard's Pizza in Minooka. A long time resident and neighbor he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation for Richard A. Parker will begin at 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at The Maple Funeral Home located at 24300 W Ford Road, Channahon. A Prayer Service will begin at 6:30 with Pastor David Hughes officiating. Our evening will conclude at 8:00 PM. Per Richard's Wishes Cremation Rites will be accorded following service. Inurnment at a later date at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Due to the number of people who would like to pay their respects, we ask that you make your visit a brief one in order for all who would like to attend a chance to do so. Face coverings are required for entry into The Funeral Home. Maximum occupancy is 50 people at a time. For Information phone 815. 467-1234.
Richard A. Parker Passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, IL at the age of 79 years. Born in Alton, IL the youngest son of the late Charles and Carrie (nee Comstock) Parker. Beloved Husband of 55 years... View Obituary & Service Information
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