LEXINGTON, Ky. - Raymond F. Parker, 89, of Lexington, KY husband of Mildred Juanita Parker, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at St. Joseph East Hospital. Born in Bourbon County, he was a son of the late Raymond S. and Lillie C. Parker. He was a veteran of the Air Force during WWII. He was a longtime member of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church and was a charter member of Heritage Baptist Church. He retired after 35 years from Rainbo Bakery. He later worked and retired from the Woodlands. He was a KY Colonel.
Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Buddy (Gloria) Parker, Springfield, KY and a daughter, Susan (Danny) Elam, Lancaster; three grandchildren, Stephanie Lewis, Jennifer Parker and Jason T. Riley; two great grand children, Ashton Lewis and Jason E. Riley.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Anderson, and a brother, Arthur S. Parker.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Main Street. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013 by Rev. Bobby Lakes at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.
Contributions are suggested to the M.S. Society of KY, 1201 Story Ave., Louisville, KY 40206 or Heritage Baptist Church, 163 Ashland Ave., Lexington, KY 40502.
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