David Wayne Parker, Jr.

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Obituaries

David Wayne Parker, Jr., 46, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at his home after his long battle with cancer.

David was born May 16, 1969 in Morrilton, Arkansas. He was the first child of Dixie and David Parker, Sr.

He was a member of Hawley United Methodist Church and graduated in 1987 from Pine Bluff High School. David was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow in Boy Scouts.

Before David’s illness, he worked for Drew Foam in Monticello, Arkansas.

David’s greatest pride was his son, Judge Michael Parker and Judge’s daughter, Arianna Marie Parker.

David was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lorine and Ed Parker and James “Red” Myers; his aunts, Jamie Myers, Barbara Rice; and a niece, Stormy Dawn Roberts.

Left to cherish David’s memory are his parents, Dixie and David Parker, of Pine Bluff; his son, Judge Parker (Ruth), of Pine Bluff; his granddaughter, Arianna Parker, of Pine Bluff; his wife, Misty Mathis, of Pine Bluff; one sister, Dawn Roberts (Jeff); one brother, Dustin Parker (Alexis); his grandmother, Lee Myers, of Perryville, Arkansas; aunts, Jackie Davis (Steve), of East End and Casey Myers, of Perryville, Arkansas; uncle, James Myers, Jr., Anderson, SC; great aunts, Jeannie Lindsey, of Beebe, Bonnie Hudspeth, of Houston, Texas; his nieces Kristian Roberts, of Pine Bluff and Francis Wooten (Jessie), of Rison; his nephew, Cole Parker, of Pine Bluff; along with many cherished cousins and friends.

Memorial gifts may be given to Winthrop Rockefeller Cancer Institute, 4301 West Markham Street #623, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.

There will be no services at this time. The family was assisted by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.