AMerican Veteran 11

Jimmie Roscoe Parker

September 12, 1935


Newton Grove, NC: Mr. Jimmie Roscoe Parker, age 84, of Eldridge Road, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. The Parker Family will be holding a private service at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson with military honors.

             Mr. Parker was born in Johnston County to the late Hubert Russell and Nellie Barefoot Parker. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor L. Parker and a sister, Judge Edna G. Parker. Mr. Parker was a retired Naval Commander with the US Navy.

            Surviving include his wife of 25 years, Jane Luckey Parker; sons, Russell Parker of Germany, David W. Parker of Johnston County, J. Preston Parker of Virginia; grandchildren, Porsche Parker, Eva Parker, Leighton Parker, Harrison Parker and several nieces and nephews.

        Mr. Parker will be available for viewing, and you will be able to sign the register book on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 1:30PM to 5:00 PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson. The family will not be present during this time.

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