WILLIAM PARKER

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WILLIAM L. PARKER "Bill" (Age 82)  

Of Englewood, FL passed away peacefully January 2, 2019. He was born August 23, 1936 in Washington, DC. He was a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point. Bill attended the basic infantry officer course at Ft. Benning, GA. He was assigned to the 39th Battle Group, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Lewis, Washington. Bill attended Stanford University where he took graduate courses in Asian Studies. He resigned his commission and joined the CIA where he worked as an analyst for 30 years.
Following Bill's retirement in 1991 the family moved to Port Charlotte. Bill and Claudia enjoyed many hours of water volley ball and many sessions of contract bridge.
Bill is survived by his loving family; sons, Donald (Izabel) of Englewood, FL and Stephen (Annie) Parker of North Port, FL; daughter, Theresa (Richard) Rounds of Brookeville, MD and grandchildren, Melissa Parker (Christopher) and Mackenzie Rounds. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 51 years, Claudia. Memorial garden burial service January 25, 2019 after the 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Port Charlotte, FL.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Bill to Animal Welfare League, 3519 Drance St, Port Charlotte, FL 33980.

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St Charles Borromeo Catholic
21505 Augusta Ave
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
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Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 13, 2019