Ralph Parker

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  • "Remember Mr. Parker well. He had a house on the Neuse near..."
    - Phil Steiner
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    - Jack Crosswell
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Ralph Parker, 89, of Wilson and Oriental, died Thursday, July 4, 2013. Funeral will be, Monday, 11:00 AM, at Evergreen Memorial Park.

He was a founder and retired owner of Parker's BBQ.

Surviving is his wife, Betty Sasser Parker; daughter, Mary Carla Hollis of Raleigh

and her children, Elliot and Aaron; son, Robert Fulghum and his partner, Marty Perry, of Sarasota, FL; sister, Janet Forvendel of Greenville; brother-in-law, Dr. Dwight Hare and his wife, Jaynie, of Starksville, MS and their children, Lee Carpenter (Caroline) and their two sons, Daniel and Nathan Hare; special friends, Christopher Hollis and Crystal Jackson.

The family will be at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Sunday, 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

Memorials are suggested to CarolinaEast Medical Center Foundation, 2000 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC 28561.

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Wilson Memorial Service
2811 Fieldstream Dr. N
Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 237-7171
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Published in Sun Journal from July 5 to July 8, 2013