Harold Lee Parker
PROSPERITY, SC-- Harold Lee Parker, 87, died Friday, January 4, 2013, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Born on September 9, 1925, in Cherokee, NC, he was a son of the late William Hillard and Cora Lee Lambert Parker. He was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Mr. Parker was a U.S. Coast Guard
veteran and was retired from Vulcan Materials. He was a member of Park Road Baptist Church, was a Shriner and a Mason.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Wilson Parker; a son, Billy (Diane) Parker of Prosperity; a daughter, Deborah (Marion) McClary of Dalzell; brothers, Herbert Parker of Prosperity and Lewis Parker of Ft. Worth, TX; six granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Parker was predeceased by sister, Gladys Parker Warren; a brother, John Williams Parker; and a great-grandson, Blake Goshen.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Monday, January 7, 2013, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home by Pastor Clyde Mabery. Burial with military honors will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 1:30 - 2:30 pm Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Park Road Baptist Church, 360 State Park Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.www.mcswainevans.com