Gregory Parker

  • Born: November 8, 1957
  • Died: March 23, 2015
  • Location: King George, Virginia

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25662 A. P. Hill Blvd.
P.O. Box 11
Port Royal, VA 22535
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Gregory Franklin Parker, the son of George F. Parker and the Reverend Annie L. Parker was born on November 8, 1957 in Fredericksburg, VA. He departed this life on Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home in King George, VA. At an early age Gregory accepted Christ and joined Antioch Baptist Church, King George, VA. He later joined Good Hope Baptist Church by Christian experience under the Pastorate of Reverend Ronald E. Dunaway where he remained a member until he passed. His favorite scripture was Psalm 27 of which he could quote several verses. Gregory started his education in King George County Public Schools and completed his education at The New School/ Saint George��s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, VA and received a Certificate of Completion from the American School which was chartered in 1867. He later attended Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation and Vocational Training Center in Staunton, VA where he studied Upholstery. Gregory was employed at Hornes Restaurant in Port Royal, VA, the Naval Surface Weapons Center, Dahlgren, VA (Special Program) and at Morgantown Power Plant PEPCO, Newburg, MD. Gregory had a great love for music and spent many hours listening to smooth jazz, R&B and other easy listening music on his radio. He was preceded in death by his sister Bessie Ann Parker Bumbrey with whom he shared a very special relationship. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memory his parents Deacon George F. and Reverend Annie L. Parker; two brothers, Reverend James Ervin Parker (Barbara) of King George, VA and George Gilbert Parker (Debbie) of Chesapeake, VA; one sister, Rachel Darlene Parker of Bronx, NY; a special cousin , Joyce C. Pratt (Charlie) of King George, VA; aunts, Dr. Lillian P. Wright of Norfolk, VA, Gloria Hortense Smith of Oak Grove, VA; uncles, Johnnie H. Mc Downey(Bessie) of Colonial Beach, VA, Harry E. Mc Downey (Carasile), Charles S. Parker, and John Parker all of King George, , VA, Cleveland H. Mc Downey of Fayetteville, NC, Dairl W. Mc Downey (Alda) of Clinton, MD, Garnett Parker of Fredericksburg, VA, Leroy Parker (Marjorie) of Washington, DC; and Great Uncle, Veola Mc Downey (Evelyn) Fort Washington, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews cousins and friends.


Condolence & Memory Journal

To the Parker family,may I add my condolences even though I don't know you ,only as someone who's lost a love one. I want to let you know there are scriptures of comfort ,such as Rev.21:4,and 1 Thes.4:13&14 that may ease some of your pain.Sorry for your loss.

Posted by brenda smith - woodford, VA   April 01, 2015

I'm sorry to hear of Gregory's passing. His smile will be missed but never forgotten. May God continue to bestow his blessings upon you. Know the family is in my prayers.

Posted by Gwen Johnson - GA   March 30, 2015

My heart & prayers are with you all. May God comfort you as only He can.

Posted by Shirlene Y Johnson - VA   March 29, 2015

May the Lord give u comfort in your time of sorrow.

Posted by ledrow - VA   March 28, 2015

My prayers go out the Parker family.

Posted by Raymond Morris - King George, VA   March 27, 2015

To Parker Family,my thought and prayers are with your family during this time.

Posted by gale Dudley Triplett - Columbus, GA   March 27, 2015

to the Parker family my thoughts andprayers are with you in your hour of sorrow Rip Gregorytill we meet againLuv DorothyCrawford Jones of Chester Va.

Posted by DorothyCrawfordJones - Chester Va., VA   March 27, 2015

Deacon Parker & Family, There is no way to lessen the sorrow of losing someone so precious to you. Please remember that others care very much and wish you strength and comfort at this difficult time. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Your Shiloh Baptist Church member,

Posted by Marie W. McDowell - Virginia Beach, VA   March 26, 2015

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. The whole Parker family has always been kind and thoughtful to my family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with your whole family during this time of sadness. God Bless, Kathi Eller Bezeredi

Posted by Kathi Eller Bezeredi - Fredericksburg, VA   March 26, 2015

To the Parker family,although I don't know your love one I do want to extend my condolences to all.At Hosea 13:14 may you find some words of comfort at this trying time.

Posted by BRENDA SMITH - woodford, VA   March 26, 2015

To the family of Gregory Parker, I send my heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Gregory. I have fond memories of him that I will cherish. May you find comfort in knowing that the Gregory has taken his place next to the Heavenly Father.

Posted by Celane Brown Lewis - London, England   March 26, 2015

I'm so sorry for the lost of your love one but God only takes the best. I will keep your in my Prayers

Posted by Annie - king george, VA   March 26, 2015

Whats Up Cuz? As you would say to me everytime we met. You truly were the BEST cousin! Sorry to see you go but I am rejoicing in the Lord you made it Gregory! You kept cousin George young for 57 years, now he can retire. I talked to Darlene today, I was really happy to hear her voice. To AnnieLaura you know To be absent in the body, means your present with the LORD. May our heavenly Father continue to bless the family until we all hear HIS voice to come home. . .

Posted by James Beverly,V - Tampa Bay, FL   March 25, 2015

I will surely miss you My condolences and prayers go to the family

Posted by Charles S Parker Jr - Rocky Mount, NC   March 25, 2015