AULANDER, NC – Avery Marcus Parker, age 62, passed away on September 14, 2017 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Parker was born on January 3, 1955 to Wiley Cleveland Parker, Sr. and Rebecca Undine Fuller Parker in Burgaw, NC. Avery was always very outgoing and had many friends. He loved his family, enjoyed literature, especially Charles Dickens, listening to BBN (Bible Broadcast Network), and the game of baseball. Avery had a great love of music and enjoyed playing the piano and singing. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Avery is survived by two brothers, Wiley C. Parker Jr. and wife Carolyn of Durham, NC, and Victor A. Parker and wife Cynthia of Raleigh, NC; four sisters, Nancy P. Bracy and husband Dr. Odie L. Bracy III of Indianapolis, IN, Ellen M. Parker, Betty P. Young, Claire P. Morris and husband Lee, all of Aulander, NC, three nieces; Shannon, Rebecca, and Carmen, seven nephews; Odie IV, Jared, Michael, Robert, Dylan, Sean, and David, eight great-nieces; Cali, Kayla, Sophia, Alyssa, Zoe, Ella, Lily, and Charlotte, four great-nephews; Odie V, Cody, Hayden, and Isaac, along with extended family and many friends.
The family will have a private burial for Avery, however friends may pay their respects anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Parker family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.