PRESTON D. PARKER

Posted 12/20/19

Preston D. Parker, 80, of New Hill, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Transitions Hospice Care in Raleigh.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the …

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PRESTON D. PARKER

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Preston D. Parker, 80, of New Hill, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Transitions Hospice Care in Raleigh.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the New Elam Christian Church with Rev. Ed Earp officiating. Internment followed in the church cemetery.

Mr. Parker was born in Johnston County, son of the late Atlas and Lola Mae Tart Parker. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Linda Parker Lee. Preston was a graduate of Moncure High School. He was a Veteran of the United States Army and retired from CSX Railroad with over 30 years of service.

Surviving is his wife, Patsy Reid Parker of the home; children, Rob Parker of Royersford, PA., Stephanie Stegall of Apex, and Frank Stegall of Warrenton; sisters, Hilda Nelson of Sophia, Joyce Smith of Broadway, Sue Diggs of New Hill, Anne Sears of Sanford; brothers, Mack Parker, Tim Parker, and Kent Parker, all of New Hill, Gordon Parker of Moncure; and four grandchildren, Katie Parker, Colin Parker, Lukas Locklear and Evan Locklear.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to New Elam Christian Church, 3290 Pea Ridge Road, New Hill, NC 27562; Transitions Hospice or to a charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithfuneralhomebroadway.com .

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