|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1938|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2010|
RUSHVILLE, IL - Robert Lee Parker, 72, of Rushville, IL, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 9:05 a.m. at Snyder's Vaughn Haven Nursing Home in Rushville, IL.
He was born Thursday, February 24, 1938 in McDonough Co., IL the son of the late William & Ruth James Parker. He married Betty L. Frakes on August 8, 1955 in Arkansas. She passed away October 11, 1991. He later married Carol Gibbs on December 30, 1992 in Burlington, IA.
She survives along with (2) sons: Robert Joe Parker & wife Julie, Randall Ray Parker & wife Kim all of Burlington, IA, (1) daughter: Michelle LeKander & husband Bobby of Burlington, IA, (2) step-sons: Donald Bergquist & wife Kendra of Burlington, IA, Douglas Bergquist & wife Debbie of Weaver, IA, (1) step-daughter: Cathy Rebman & husband Barry of Rushville, IL, (2) brothers: William Parker & wife Mary of Burlington, IA, Benny Parker of Macomb, IL, (1) sister: Sue Woodside & husband Dave of Littleton, IL, (18) grandchildren, (8) great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by (1) daughter: Cheryl Roxanne Steward & (1) step-son: Robert Bergquist.
Bob was a member of the American Motorcycle Association & the Schuyler County Coonhunters Association. He loved hunting & his Labrador retriever dogs.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Gilliland officiating. Interment will follow in Chockley Cemetery near Industry, IL. Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice or RIHS Band-March to Chicago.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jul 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54729588
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