Dennis Walter Parker Jr.(1934-2012)

DALLAS, N.C. - Dennis Walter Parker Jr., 78, of Dallas, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at his residence.

He was born May 22, 1934, in Cleveland County, son of the late Dennis Walter Parker Sr. and Eunice Millon Parker.

He was a member of Victory Hill Baptist Church in Dallas.

He was a U.S. Marine and owner/operator of Parker Refrigeration in Dallas.

Mr. Parker is survived by his wife of more than 55 years, Virginia Alma Parker of the home; sons, Ronnie Dale Parker of Lincolnton, Randall Dennis Parker of Gastonia, and Derek Shane Parker of the home; daughters, Debra Yvette Belk of Kings Mountain and Wanda Renee Domingo of Indian Trail; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Victory Hill Baptist Church in Dallas.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

The service will be officiated by Pastor Sandy Bozeman, Pastor Brian Correll and Pastor Jeff Johnston.

Interment will be at Hillcrest Gardens in Mount Holly.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

A guest registry is available at

Published in Gaston Gazette from Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2012