Brodie Kenneth Parker
Brodie Kenneth Parker, 33, of Kyle, Texas passed away on December 27, 2012. He was raised in Cooper City, Florida and graduated with highest honors from Elmhurst College (Illinois) in 2001. He married his childhood sweetheart Kristy on July 21, 2001. He accepted his first teaching assignment at Barton Middle School in 2001 and began teaching at Dahlstrom Middle School in 2007. He completed his Master's Degree in April. Brodie is survived by his wife, Kristy, daughter, Katherine Parker, both of Kyle; mother, Margaret Parker; father and step-mother, Robert and Elaine Parker; brother, Brian Parker and wife, Alicia; siblings, Carl and Karen Ligner; nephews, Rowan and Caen Parker; niece, Shianne Patrick; mother-in-law, Ellen Patrick; brother-in-law, Joe Patrick and wife, Lyne; countless aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, colleagues and students. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Harrell Funeral Home in Kyle, where a celebration of life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial donations be made to The Katherine L. Parker Relief Fund, c/o A+ Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 14867 Austin, TX 78761.