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