Richard Frederick Parker, 62, of Lakeland passed away August 23, 2021.
Born in Harlingen, Texas, he was the son of George Parker and Joan Verret, his mother survives.
Other remaining family include his wife of 34 years, Dorothy Parker; daughter, Kimberley Cosner (Jason); siblings, Debra Porter, Mark Parker (Jeanna), Cheryl Graffam (Ben); and grandchildren, Maze, Lucian.
Richard attended All Saints Episcopal Church, was an entrepreneurial handyman, and Co-Owner of Liquid Larry's. Richard was a member of Lakeland Masonic Lodge No. 91, Past District Deputy of previous District 24 in the State of Florida, Past Master of Highland City Lodge No. 285, 32nd ° Mason with the Scottish Rite, Shrine Member, and Past Monarch of Sesame Grotto.
Richard loved fishing, camping, boating, scalloping, and doing anything outdoors.
A funeral service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church on Saturday September 11th at 1 PM at 202 Massachusetts Ave, Lakeland.
Celebration of Life to follow church service. It will be held at Ybor Cigar and Spirits, 5263 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33813.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa.
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