Walter T. "W.T." ParkerDecember 1, 1925 ~ December 21, 2017 (age 92)
W.T. Parker age 92 of Crestview passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017, in Crestview. He was born in Samson, AL on December 1, 1925, to Walter T. and Mollie Mae Parker. W.T. served in WWII in the United States Navy. In 1957 he moved his family to Crestview. W.T. owned and operated Parker Mechanical Contractors for over 35 years. He loved to hunt, fish and loved his work. W.T. would travel to Alaska in the summers to fish for salmon. He and his wife would travel and see many parts of the world and the country, Colorado and Alaska being their favorite places. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, and son Bobby Parker.
Survivors include his son Bill Parker and wife Linda, brother John Parker, and sister Betty Weeks. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren: Melinda Parker Gerber, Traci Mason, Ty Parker, and Travis Parker and 8 great grandchildren: Parker, Kurt, Amber, Drake, Trevor, Tripp, Priyanna, and Brodrick, along with numerous, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
The funeral service for W.T. will be on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery. A time of visitation with the family will be begin at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to SPECIAL OPERATION WOUNDED WARRIORS, SOWW Corp 850 67th Avenue North #7508, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com