PARKER, GEORGE PHILLIP SR., 68, passed away on January 8, 2014.
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George Phillip Parker was born on January 20, 1945 in Clarksville, TN, to Ben and Sarah (Conroy) Parker. He attended Trinity High School and earned a scholarship to play football at Vanderbilt University, following his father's footsteps. Graduating in 1968 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, George received a law degree from the University of Louisville in 1973.
George had a distinguished career as a construction litigator and mediator and was managing partner at Parker & O'Connell.
He is survived by his three loving children, Megan Lykes (Thompson), George Parker Jr., (Kiley), and Laura Parker (Alex); grandchildren, Mason, Palmer, Faith and Charlie; brother John Parker (Caroline); sister, Sarah Carter (Joe).
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ben Parker; and sister, Agnes Parker.
The family will be holding a Celebration of Life to honor their father at Churchill Downs in the spring, contact his daughter, Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
In lieu of flowers, suggested remembrances should be made to Trinity High School in his name.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 12, 2014