Joseph D. Parker

July 8, 2010


AHOSKIE – Joseph Dale Parker, age 63, of the 600 block of NC Hwy 461, died Thursday, July 8, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Parker was born in Gates County on August 18, 1946, a son of the late James Kindred and Mary Mullen Parker. He was an army veteran and was retired as a railroad conductor.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Genie P. Parker; his daughter, Dale Parker Powell of Batesville, AR; his sons, Wesley Joseph Parker and David James Parker, both of Ahoskie, NC; a sister, Delores Speight of Sunbury, NC; three brothers, Johnnie B. Parker of Eure, NC, Alvin Parker of Chesapeake, VA, and Fred Parker of Rocky Mount, NC; and two grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 12, 2010, at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie. A private, family only burial will be on the Parker Farm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. prior to services. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to UHS Hospice Care, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.

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Thelbert Brown
13 years ago


I want to say that I’m sorry for the passing of your husband and if there’s anythng I can do for you please let me know. My prayers are with you and your family. Your friend from bus 11.


Mary Linda Eure Carter
13 years ago

I am so sorry for your lost. Joe was a good person. After he got grown and married I did not see him often. He was soft spoken and kind. I know you will miss him. My prayers are with you through this difficult time.

Jody Taylor Brinkley
13 years ago


I am so very sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do to help you, do not hesitate to let me know. You are and always will be a dear friend. I love you.


Becky Parker
13 years ago

I hurt for you….I truly do. You are in my thoughts and prayers dear friend.

Robert Eure
13 years ago

Joe and I grew up together around Eure and always had some very good times together.I will really miss him.