Mr. Barney “Walter” Parker, Sr., age 78 of Yulee, FL passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Charleston, South Carolina to the late Julian Harold Parker, Sr. and Myrtle Lee Shaw.
He lived in Yulee, Florida most of his life and was employed as a railroad conductor and switchman for St. Mary’s Railroad, CSX and Seaboard.
He enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his friends and family cooking up all the fish he would catch.
He loved his kids and was a good daddy.
He leaves behind his wife, Joan Crews; his daughter, Kathy and her husband Charles of Yulee, Florida, daughter, Debbie Graham and her husband Tom of Cocoa, Florida, son, Walter Parker, Jr. and his wife Becky of Yulee, Florida; sister, Betty Shaw McKendree and her husband Jack of Yulee, Florida; brother Harold Parker, Jr. and his wife Marguerite of Yulee, Florida; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Celebration Assembly of God in Yulee with Pastor Rick Lowery officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until the hour of service at the church.
He will be laid to rest in Hughes Cemetery.