Donald L. Parker

Donald L. Parker, 75, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 5 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Parker graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1962. He worked as a forklift driver at Majestic for 40 years, where he belonged to the sheet metal union. He also worked at McDonald’s. He volunteered for the American Red Cross.

He was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Hillsboro, OH, to Ernest H. and Eva M. Paul Parker.

Survivors include three sons, Mitch E. Parker and Troy B. (Loretta) Parker, both of Huntington, and Roger A. (Laura) Parker, of Warsaw; two brothers, Lowell Parker and Denver Parker; and three sisters, Ivy Parker, Ruthie Parker and Jean Parker; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son Danny Parker.

Calling is Thursday, June 27, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St.,  preceding the 2 p.m. funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington.



Memorials are to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.