Fred Parker Jr 71, of 584 Rushton Road, Saluda SC died August 5, 2019 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont. Born on September 28, 1947 in Greenwood, SC he was a son of the late Hellen English Parker and Fred Parker Sr.
He attended Brewer High School in Greenwood, SC. and was a truck driver for Wilson Brothers in Coronaca. He was a comedian by nature and he enjoyed fishing during his free time. He was a friend of many and he never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his lifelong partner, Mary Moore. He is survived by his children: Fred Parker III (Shwanda) of Clinton, SC; Taras Parker of the home and Helen Williams of Greenwood, SC; 9 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; his brothers and sisters: James Parker of Hodges, SC; Larry Parker (Caroline) of Hodges, SC; Emma Harling (Amos) of Hodges, SC; Gladys Butler of Hodges, SC and Isabella Joye (Sam) of Lamar, SC; along with several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2019 at Percival Tompkins Chapel with Rev. Dr. Amos O. Harling officiating. The family is at the home of his daughter, Helen " Cooke" Williams 104 Mimosa Court, Country Homes Subdivision. Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve the Parker family.