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5/16/2018 12:26:00 PM
Richard Lee Parker
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Richard Lee “Dick” Parker, age 79, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and formerly of Taylorville, Illinois passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Illinois.

He was born November 28, 1938 in Mt. Sterling, Illinois the son of Arthur Lee  Dick and Mary Catherine Ashbaker Parker. He married Janet Sue Fry on January 14, 1961 in Cooperstown, Illinois and she survives.

Mr. Parker was a lineman for CIPS for 30 years, retiring in July of 1998.

He attended St. Mary’s School in Mt. Sterling.

Mr. Parker served his country in the United States Navy from 1955 until 1961.

Dick always loved riding his motorcycles and working in his garage.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Sue Parker of Mt. Sterling, two children: Angie Hester (Rob) of Mt. Sterling and Jeff Parker (Sue) of Taylorville, Illinois, four grandchildren: Jade, Ciera, Summer and Talan, two great-grandchildren: Drew and Maddax, two sisters: Paulina McKeown of Pekin and Joyce Quincy (Gary) of Mt. Sterling, one sister-in-law Jutta Parker of Pekin also survives along with several nieces and nephews and his dog, Hallie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Lisa Stuber, one brother, Cletus Tom Parker, one brother-in-law John McKeown and a nephew Sam Dantone.

Cremation will be accorded and a memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Steve Surratt officiating. A military service will be conducted at the funeral home by the United States Navy Funeral Honors Detail.

Burial of the cremated remains will follow in the Cooperstown Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfuneralhome.com. The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.





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