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Richard "Dick" Parker

June 29, 2023

Richard Parker Obituary

Richard T. Parker, 78, of Locke, NY passed away Thursday, June 29 th , 2023, at the Matthew House in
Auburn, NY after a long illness. Dick was born July 27 th , 1944, a son of Irving and June Brown Parker. He
was predeceased by his parents, two brothers—James (Jim) and Charles (Chuck) Parker.
Dick was a graduate of Moravia Central School, class of 1964. He spent the better half of his life as a
dairy farmer, then retired from Pall Trinity after working there for 28 years.
Dick loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing, and being in his woods and fields. He was a hobby
woodworker, making beautiful pieces for his family and the birds. He enjoyed spending time with his
children and grandchildren and taking daily drives with his wife.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Eileen Francis Parker, son Jeffery (Heidi Adams) Parker,
daughter Deborah (Dene) Nelson, and two grandchildren Kelsey and Wyatt Nelson—all of Sempronius.
Sister Bonnie (Tom) Leahy, sisters in law Lu Parker, Maral Parker, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held July 6 th , 2023 between 4 and 7 p.m. at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St.,
Moravia NY. Interment will be later, at the discretion of his family, at Bird Cemetery, Locke.
Memorial contributions in Dick’s honor may be made to the Matthew House in Auburn, NY.

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Visitation
Thursday
July 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wade Funeral Home
22 Church Street
Moravia, NY 13118

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