Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Shirley Wilson Parker of
Covington; five children, Donna Lewis and her husband Hilton of
White Sulphur Springs, WV; Diana Perkins and her husband Kent of
Montvale; Julie Atkins and her husband Keith of Clifton Forge; Edie
Lane of Roanoke and James H. Parker, Jr. and his wife Linda of
Covington; 13 grandchildren James Lewis and Ashley Cutlip, Josh
Lewis and Samantha Miller, Jennifer Higdon, Jared Higdon, Jeremy
Thomas and his wife Jackie, Grace Parker, Jonathan Preston, Anna
Preston, Jessica Atkins, Candon Bates, Amber Parker, Marlee Parker
and Michael Parker. 3 great grandchildren, Amara Higdon, Landon
Kessler and Edison Thomas; one brother, Ward Parker and a half
brother John Parker, both of Alderson, WV.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11:30 AM
in Alleghany Memorial Park with the Pastor Frank Sizemore, Jr.
officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside
The family will receive their friends Monday evening March 30, 2015
from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Moss Run Baptist Church.
The family suggests that memorial donations may be made in Mr.
Parkerís name to Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton
Forge, VA 24422.
Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.