Charles A. Parker Sr.
January 22, 1943 ‒ June 26, 2017
Charles A. Parker Sr., 74, of Danville died Monday morning, June 26, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born January 22, 1943 in Centerburg to the late John E. and Ruth E. (Wince) Parker.
Charles was a mechanic by trade. He was an avid derby car driver and a former member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles and the AmVets in Mount Vernon.
Charles is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Patricia S. (Baker) Parker; his children, Larry (Tami) Parker of Columbus, Penny Thurston of Mount Vernon, Charles (Rachel) Parker Jr. of Mansfield, Tom (Amy) Parker of Mount Vernon and Jennifer (Brian) Baker of Mount Vernon; 17 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; brothers, Gary Parker of Mount Vernon, Larry Parker of Gambier, Joe (Darlene) Parker of Marengo and Rick (Tammy) Parker of Centerburg; sisters, Mary Ellen Osborne of Centerburg and Etta Mae Leedy of Davenport, FL ; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by a son, Timothy A. Parker in 1992; brothers, Jitter, Tom and Roy Parker; and a son-in-law, Tim Thurston.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until the time of a funeral service at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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