Larry Wayne Parker

August 10, 1954 - November 23, 2008

08/10/1954 - 11/23/2008

Past Services

Friday November 28, 2008
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday November 29, 2008
2:00 pm

Additional Information:

Rev. Heath Lloyd and Rev. Sandy Outlaw will be officiating the service.

Mr. Larry Wayne Parker, age 54 died on Sunday, November 23, 2008. Mr. Parker was a native of Hertford County and the son of Gladys B. Conner of Aulander and Franklin D. Parker of El Paso, Texas. He was married to Judy Outland in 2002. He served the Woodland Fire Department and Rescue for many years. Mr. Parker loved sports and coached softball for the Woodland Baptist Church Youth League. He owned and operated Lee Motor Company in Woodland for a number of years, following that he went to work with Blake Ford in Franklin, Virgina as well as Riddick International. More recently, Larry Wayne was working as a mechanic at United Turf, Inc. of Murfreesboro, North Carolina. He was a devoted husband, father, step-father and grandfather. He gave of himself for anyone who needed help. He was a friend to all that knew him.

Survivors also include his wife, Judy O. Parker of the home, one daughter, Ashley Parker of Roanoke Rapids, one son, Jarrett Parker and his wife Amy of Weldon, two step-daughters; Sarah Joyner of Roanoke Rapids and Allison Joyner of Como, one sister, Kim Conner of Roanoke Rapids, six brothers; Glenn Parker and his wife Alice of Ahoskie, Frankie Parker and his wife Shelia of Aulander, Vernon Conner and his wife Trena of Ahoskie, Joey Parker and his wife Lori of Aulander, Jimmy Conner and Bobby Conner both of Ahoskie, two grandchildren Aliah Parker and Destiny Woodley. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

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Ashley Parker
11 years ago

😡 love you, you are missed. I would give anything to have you here!!!

Ashley Leneau Parker
13 years ago

Miss You & Love YOU!!

Karen Byrd
13 years ago

Hey “DADDY”…Well its been almost 2 years since you left us, I sure do miss you dearly. I think about you EVERYDAY and you are brought up in many of my conversations. I have so much that I want to tell you and cant but I will one day. I know you have been watching down on me and have been leading me in the right direction with my life. I feel your presence all the time. It feels like your sitting on my left shoulder telling me things. I love you and miss you dearly.

Stephanie Keeter
13 years ago

Been thinking about you a lot the past few days..still doesn’t seem real that you aren’t here. I was talking to a friend about you the other day and he kept saying over and over again how good of a man you were and all I could do was smile and say YES HE WAS!!!! I am so glad that I was able to say that i knew such a great man!!!

Ashley Leneau Parker
14 years ago

Dad, our sadness know no end

We can’t believe you’re gone

We’re grieving for you everyday, its hard to carry on

You were always there to support and care

When we needed a true friend,

How we’ll ever do without our dad,

We cannot comprehend.

You were our teacher and our quide,

Our dad, so good and srong

Your example will sustain us now,

And last our whole lives long.

We’re trying to communicate

We hope that you can hear

Expressing what we feel for you,

Helps us feel you’re near

Our memories of the times we had

Help the pain to go away

But daddy our lives wont be the same

We’ll miss you everyday.

A part of me went with you,

You left a gap too big to fill

You’re my father and my hero

I love you and I will always will.

Miss You & LOVE YOU

Ashley Parker
14 years ago

I Love You Daddy! I miss you, words cant even explain how I feel maybe thats why I dont talk about it. Wish you were here, but I know you are in a better place. RIP

14 years ago

Oh my…It’s almost been one year and I just still can’t believe it. I go into my phone all the time and just want to call you and talk to you and tell you things that I can’t or couldn’t tell my own father! You are still greatly missed by many many individuals! I hope to see you one day when I get to heaven! Until then, have a good time without me!

Ashley Parker
14 years ago

still thinking about you everyday. In times like this daddy you find out who is really true! And as you are looking down you are seeing what is going on. I love you for who you were and not for what u had. Its still hard daddy, but i know you would want me to be happy and live life to the fullest. Destiny & Aliah are growing up so fast and Aliah misses you very much. Daddy dont worry about us out here, we are your blood, we are your true family. We will carry the name and make it more known than ever. (Jarrett & I) I LOVE YOU, AND MISS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dodie Thompson
14 years ago

My husband and I have moved away from the Franklin area and just saw Larry Wayne’s obit in a back issue of The Tidewater News. We are so sorry to hear of Larry Wayne’s passing. I worked with him at Blake Chrysler back in the 90’s. He and Susan, Ashley and Jarrett were very good friends. I will be praying for you all as you try to find strength in this time.

14 years ago

jUDY, JUST SITTING HERE THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR SORROW. I think of you & Larry Wayne every day. I just want you to know that I loved him alot and I love you like my sister. I will be here for you in any way. I will listen if you need me to, I will try and make you smile if you need someone to help you and I will morn with you for our loss of your most kind husband. Love ya.