Charles Matthew Parker (1948 - 2019)

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Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service - Lancaster
709 North White Street Post Office Box 339
Lancaster, SC

LANCASTER – Mr. Charles Matthew Parker, 71, of Lancaster passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at his home.
He was born Jan. 15, 1948, in Lancaster, a son of the late Carl Parker and Sudie Herring Parker.
Mr. Parker faithfully attended Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He was a dedicated family man who loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Mr. Parker enjoyed riding his four-wheeler and fishing. He also liked to save knives and other collectables.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Parker was held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, with the Revs. Tim Larrimore, Cliff Wilson and James Wilhide officiating. Burial will be private.
Mr. Parker is survived by his wife, Wanda G. "Jackie" Parker; a son, Jacob "Matt" Parker and his wife, Kelly, of Heath Springs; two daughters, Mandy Gibson and Rhonda "Roni" Hammond, both of Lancaster; two brothers, Wayne Parker and his wife, Peggy, of Lancaster and Kenn "Doodle" Parker of Fort Lawn; a sister, Norma "Pug" Neal and her husband, Sonny, of Rock Hill; six grandchildren, Kayla Funderburk and her fiancé, Jeremie Tarlton, Toni Lloyd and her husband, Buck, William "Jay" Parker, Kristen Hammond, Richard "Boo" Hammond and Austin Wemes; and seven great-grandchildren, Alexis, Jaren, Alayah, Providence, Phoenix, Charlee and Aspen.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Parker was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa "Missy" Funderburk and her husband, Rusty; and a sister, Kimmie Tucker.
The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and other times at the home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 2094, Lancaster, SC 29721.
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Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Parker.
Published in The Lancaster News on May 15, 2019
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