Joseph S. PARKER

News Death Notice

PARKER, Joseph S. age 80 of Dayton, OH and Portsmouth, OH, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2013 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his parents, Crawford and Beatrice; brothers, Crawford and Eugene Parker and sisters, Verpistein Parker, Minnie Shelvin and Rosie Kavanaugh. Survivors include his children, Eric (Karen) Parker, Lisa Jo Parker Rucker, and Mark (Kimetta) Parker; grandchildren, Stephanie and Aaron Rucker, Akilah and Mattea Parker; brother, Milton (Martha) Parker; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral service 12:30 P.M., FRIDAY, February 22, 2013 at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave. Rev. Carlton Williams, Officiating and Rev. Clarence Parker, Eulogist. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: Dayton National Cemetery. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home
4520 Salem Avenue  Trotwood, OH 45416

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 21, 2013