Raymond Parker, age 89 of Gladeville died Sept. 24, 2016, at his home.
A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Virgil and Elzula Lannom Parker. He graduated from Mt. Juliet High School in 1945 and was a member of the Gladeville Church of Christ. He retired from McLean Trucking Company and was a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Colleen and Willie Rhea Sanders.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Nancy "Babbs" Foster Parker; three children, Sherri (Wayne) Etheridge, Gary "Spud" (Jan) Parker, Kathy (Kenny) Risner; two grandchildren, Alicia (Daniel) Donaldson, Courtney (Matthew) Patterson; four great-grandchildren, Parker and Maggie Donaldson, Jaycee and Asher Patterson; two brothers-in-law, Wayne (Carolyn) Foster, Eddie (Marlene) Foster; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. from the Gladeville Church of Christ with Brother Bill Speight and Brother Bob Jared officiating.
Interment will be at Caraway Cemetery.
Honorary Pallbearers are Al Cook, Ernest Sanders, Mark Bigby, Fred Johnson, Steve Thompson; Active Pallbearers are Ricky Sanders, Peyton Baskin, Randy Savage, John and Chuck Foster, Jackie McDole.
Visitation will be Sunday 3 to 7 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home and Monday after 10 a.m. at the Gladeville Church of Christ.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.ligonbobo.com.