William Parker, Jr Obituary

William A. Parker, Jr
William A. Parker, Jr

February 26, 1935 - August 8, 2019
Born in Hassell, NC
Resided in New London, Connecticut


New London- William (Bill) Parker was born on February 26, 1935 in Hassell, NC. After attending Oak City High School in Oak City, NC; he joined the Air Force where he served from 1954 to 1957. He moved to NY shortly thereafter where he met and married Robbie Lee Parker in 1961.

Mr. Parker was a long-time valued member of the engineering department of the Yorktown Central School System where he retired in 1990. After that, he moved to Suffolk, VA where he ran a successful contracting business. Mr. Parker was an active member of Magnolia United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his children; Colette Fowlkes of New Jersey, Maurice Parker of Quaker Hill, CT, Yvette Moore of Woodbridge, VA, and Andre Parker of Old Saybrook, CT, 12 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his ex-wife, Robbie Parker; a sister, Junner Parker; and a brother, Ulysses Wynn.

Mr. Parker’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 17 at 3 pm at Neilan Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic, CT. A wake will be held Friday, August 16 from 5-7 pm at same address.

Online condolences may be shared with Mr. Parker’s family at www.neilanfuneralhome.com





Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Friday, August 16, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Memorial Service
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Saturday, August 17, 2019
3:00 PM

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