Bob was a member of the Cherokee Methodist Church and a self-employed mechanic and truck driver.
He is survived by his son, Robert “Bo” Claude Parker of Okeechobee, Fla.; one daughter, Kansas Leigh Parker of Cherokee; two grandchildren; sister, Claudette “Cookie” P. Williams of Willis, Texas; brother, Ben D. Parker of Cherokee; close family friend, Annie Dale Lawrence; and several nieces, nephews, and countless friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Jean Craig Parker; grandson, Christopher Henry Parker; brothers, Donald L. Parker, Michel J. Parker, and Claude E. Parker; sisters, Mary Ann “Susie” Parker and Louise Parker; grandparents, Ben and Flora Parker, Don and Bertha Craig; and special mention Emmaline Cucumber.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 5 from 11am – 1pm at the Cherokee Methodist Church with funeral services to follow at 1 pm. Pastors Steve Phillipi and John Feree will officiate. Burial will follow at the Craig Cemetery. Pallbearers will be among family and friends.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the Parker family