Charles Parker Sr., age 81, of Lakeland, FL passed away on February 9, 2020.
A native of Tampa, Florida, he was the son of Leonard and Onie Parker
Survivors include his wife of 62 years Minnie Parker, children; Cindy Gunter (Dennis), Sharon Hardy (Danny), Charles Parker Jr. (Donna), John Parker, Laura Wiker (Shannon), 19 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 21 great great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter Debra Becton.
Charles was a heavy equipment operator for over 60 years. He loved Disney, raising cattle and taking care of his donkey named Belle. Charles served in the United States Army.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Outreach Baptist Church, 11425 Rockridge Road, Lakeland, Florida 33809. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM
Online condolences may be left for the family at Lanier.care.