George Edward “Eddie” ParkerPublished 6:03pm Tuesday, October 22, 2013
George Edward “Eddie” Parker, 72, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct.15, 2013, in Walnut Hill.
He was a truck driver for more than 50 years, and was born in Poarch on Aug. 8, 1941, to the late Lawrence Gay and Eula Webb Johnson Parker.
He had a great sense of humor, loved his family — especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren — and was an avid outdoorsman.
Two brothers, Arnold Parker and Raymond Parker, and one sister, Ruby Varner, preceded him in death.
Survivors are his wife, Janice Parker; one son, John A. (Rhonda) Cannon; one daughter, Gwen Parker, all of Walnut Hill; one brother, Curtis A. Parker; one sister, Augusta P. Hopkins, both of Orange Beach; four grandchildren, Brittany Tutton, Kelsey Tutton Peacock, Caren Cannon and Parker Corey; three great-grandchildren, Maddix Tutton, Roper Peacock, and Bristol Peacock and numerous family and friends.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ted Bridges officiating. Interment followed in Pine Barren Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday evening, Oct.17, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was entrusted with all arrangements.