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Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home
1120 Main St.
Paris, Kentucky 40361
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to
what lies within us."
Walter Elwood Parker, Sr., 81, husband of Betty J. Clark Parker, died Friday September 13, 2013 at the Richmond Place Nursing Home in Lexington, KY.
A native of Bourbon County, he was the son of the late Cordelia and Clara Mae Gist Parker. He was a retired construction professional and a business owner. He was also a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a Paris Western Graduate, a graduate of Jackson State University, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the 7th Street Christian Church, Paris, KY.
In addition to his wife he was survived by three sons, Walter Elwood Parker, Jr. of Dayton, OH, Perry Ellis (Cynthia) Parker of Lexington and Douglas Ross Parker of Cincinnati, OH; three grandchildren, Ross Parker, Hannah Parker and Elise Parker; three sisters, Mary Kenny Parker of Paris, Emma Parker of Ohio and Margerite Parker of Ohio; one brother, Calvin Parker of Ohio and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 12:00PM Monday September 16, 2013 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be at a later time.
The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY, 859-987-2500.