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Bernard Parker
Birth: May 30, 1920
Death: May 26, 2007

GLOUCESTER - 2 Corinthians 5:8 - 'We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.'

Bernard Parker, 86, came into the presence and loving arms of his Heavenly Father and Lord Jesus Christ on the morning of Saturday, May 26, 2007. He was born in Caroline County to the late John and Maggie Parker.

Bernard proudly and without hesitation, served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. He retired from the Naval Weapons Station in 1982 after more than 35 years in the Civil Service. After his retirement, his daily joy was tending to his garden. He was an active member of Harbor Baptist Church in Hampton, until his illness prevented him from attending.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Randy; two brothers; and four sisters. At the time of his death he was survived by his loving wife of almost 34 years, Sandy; three daughters, one son, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one sister and one brother. Visitation was on Tuesday, May 29, at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, at W. J. Smith & Son Funeral Home and then he was laid to rest on that same day at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Robert Parker (1888 - 1963)
  Margaret Lee Whittaker Parker (1893 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Sandra Lougene Sarver Parker (1955 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Lee Parker (1917 - 1980)*
  Lucille Parker Willis (1918 - 1986)*
  Bernard Parker (1920 - 2007)
  Evelyn Marie Parker Hicks (1921 - 2004)*
  Mary G Parker Pierson (1923 - 2006)*
  Fannie Mae Parker Carneal (1927 - 1988)*
  Albert L Parker (1929 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
US NAVY
 
Note: WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
Suffolk
Suffolk City
Virginia, USA
Plot: SECTION 3 ROW 69 SITE 14
 
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Record added: Jun 30, 2011
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Happy Columbus Day, Bernard!
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014

- Maggie
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014

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