John Joseph Parker was born May 26, 1927 to the late Frank Parker and Arianna Davis of King George, Virginia. John entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his home. John was preceded in death by his mother Arianna, father Frank Parker, brothers, Zeke Davis and Frank Davis, his sister Pauline Williams. His first wife Sophrina Pryor and his second wife Addie Barclay. John was educated in King George County public schools.
He accepted Christ at an early age at Union Bethel Baptist Church. He was a hard working and loving father, stepfather, grandfather. He. Enjoyed the outdoors and watching his grandchildren. He was a kind, loveable gently spirit heart of gold. He was well known for spending time loving, living life to its fullest.
John leaves to mourn his son, John V. Parker, Sr. (Teresa), Jermone S. Owens, Sr., Rubet T. Owens (Angela), Robert O. Montgomery, Shennah L. Owens (Linwood), Pamela Mobley (Joe) and Jimmese Cupid (Barry); two sisters, Helen Buckner and Dr. Lillian P. Wright; three brothers, Stanley Parker, George Parker and Garnett Parker; three sisters-in-law, Martha E. Johnson, Blanche Greenfield (Gerald) and Lorraine Barclay; one brother-in-law, Thomas Barclay (Martha); twenty-two grandchildren; thirty seven great grandchildren; thirty one great great grandchildren; three, great great great grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. One very special friend Robert (Bob) Hudson
Owens Funeral Service. (Fredericksburg)
Monday August 21st, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm
1808 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Union Bethel Baptist Church (King George)
Tuesday August 22nd, 2017
9084 Will Loop
King George, VA 22485
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I didn't know him as Mr. Parker or John. I knew him as Grandpa! He didn't have to be my biological grandfather but just a man who gave the welcoming spirit of one. It's been a pleasure being around you when I did. I know you are now free and not confined. God's loving arms welcomed you. To the family my prayers are with you all. My friend / sister Jimmese, Grandpa, I know was greatful to have you as a granddaughter. Remeber he is still with us. The spirit is free and one day so will ours and hopefully we all can walk around heaven all day with our love ones. We will see you again when we get there. Now enjoy the wonderful eternal life that God has for you. Thank you for blessing us all grandpa!
Submitted by Tyneisah Barnes on Aug 22 2017 03:59:56 PM
My deepest condolences family. May God grant you peace, comfort, understanding, grace and Mercy in this trying time. My love and prayers are with you always.
Submitted by Theodore R. Taylor, Jr on Aug 22 2017 02:57:03 PM
Theodore R Taylor, Jr lit a candle for John Parker
Theodore R Taylor, Jr lit a candle on Aug 22 2017 02:46:34 PM
You were love and will be missed praying for the family
Submitted by Roberta Peyton on Aug 19 2017 10:02:22 PM
Just remember that loved ones never go away. They are always by our side, even on days when they may seem just an illusion. My prayers and thoughts are definitely with you and your family at this time. Mary Gee; Kariem Mack & Family
Submitted by Mary Gee on Aug 18 2017 12:07:34 PM
God will on the resurrection day and our dear John will answer Job 14:14
Submitted by sandra dacosta on Aug 17 2017 02:00:56 PM
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Ricky Johnson lit a candle on Aug 17 2017 12:35:38 PM
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