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Robert Lee Parker
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1926
Death: Feb. 4, 2011

Services for Robert L. Parker, 84, who died Friday, February 4, 2011 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 8 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Bob was born in Prole, Iowa and grew up in Western Warren County. He served in the United States Army during WWII in the 41st Infantry in the South Pacific and Japan receiving the bronze star. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4123, American Legion Post #165, an accomplished building contractor, and a hobby farmer.

A man of his word, his family was his life. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Bob is survived by his wife, Anne; children, Bob (Jan) Parker Jr. of Indianola, John (Paula) Parker of Carlisle, Melinda Parker, Dennis (Julie) Parker and Julie (Jack) Daniel of Indianola; eight grandsons, John Parker Jr., Robert L. Parker III, Joshua Parker, Dennis Parker Jr., Philip Parker, Lance Parker, Joe Daniel and Jesse Daniel; five granddaughters, Jodi Lynn DeMayo, Laura Murphy, Melissa Bierman, Deidre Brown and Kristin Coffelt; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lucille Pillow and Dorothy Warren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Leona Parker; two brothers, Fred Sr. and Ned Parker; and one sister, Eleanor Parker.

Visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, February 7 at Overton Funeral Home where family will be present from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to greet friends. Memorials may be given to Iowa Veterans Cemetery at Van Meter. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Roswell Parker (1879 - 1955)
  Leona Nora Peterson Parker (1894 - 1988)
 
 Siblings:
  Fredrick R Parker (1924 - 2002)*
  Robert Lee Parker (1926 - 2011)
  Lucille Marilyn Parker Pillow (1927 - 2012)*
  Ned David Parker (1928 - 1975)*
  Eleanor Ann Parker (1932 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Indianola
Warren County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Ron
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65201483
Robert Lee Parker
Added by: Lisa Trevino(pettit)
 
 
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Remembering you today on fathers day.
- Anne
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