Robert Parker

Robert Parker, 57, of Shalimar, Fla., formerly of Clearwater, Fla., passed away in his home with his wife Ida at his side on May 25, 2013. Robert is a 27-year veteran of the United States Air Force achieving a rank of Master Sergeant and is a graduate of Embry Riddle University. He enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing with his family, whether it be on the pier, jetty, or on the dock on the Suwanee River.

Robert is survived by his wife of 22 years, Ida, as well as his children, Matthew, Kayla, Kelly, and Anna. Robert also leaves behind two grand-children, Emma and Joshua.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Emerald Coast Funeral Home. A Visitation will be held on Thursday eve-ning, May 30, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m.

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Funeral Home

Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Rd NW Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 864-3361

Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on May 27, 2013