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Rupert Parker

Rupert Orvil Parker

Thursday, January 13th, 1927 - Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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Obituary

Rupert Orvil Parker, age 93 of Oak Hill WV passed away, Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Beckley VA Medical Center.
Orvil was born on January 13, 1927 in Gatewood, WV to Rupert Cyrus Parker and Mary Zoe Jones-Parker.
He was a water plant operator at WV-American Water Co for 35 years and a Private first class in the US Army serving in WWII.
Orvil was a member of Gatewood Church of God, a musician, woodworker and collector of Native American artifacts.
As well as his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Dewey, Winfred, Ruth, Thelma, Beulah, Eleanor and grandson Michael Johns.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 71 years, Josephine Parker, children Tania and William Sheaves, Joanna and Lee Gupton, Wayne Parker and Daniel and Diane Parker, 10 grandchildren, 28 great and great-great-grandchildren plus brother Alfred Parker and his wife Fonda, who just happens to be Josephine’s sister..
Services will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at Gatewood Church of God with Jackie Pittman of Gatewood Church of God officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery in Gatewood.
Friends may call Tuesday from 12 Noon until time of Services at the church.
Pall Bearers will be Josh Sapio, Bryson Sapio, Zachary McCarthy, Tyler Bragg, Jay Frigon and Samuel Frigon
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Gatewood Church of God, 6142 Gatewood Rd. Fayetteville, WV 25840.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Gatewood Church of God
    Address
    FAYETTEVILLE, WV
  • Service

    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Gatewood Church of God
    Address
    FAYETTEVILLE, WV
  • Interment

    Location
    Pleasant View Cemetery
    Address
    Pleasant View Rd.
    FAYETTEVILLE, WV 25840
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Thad & Retha

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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 04:07am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Rupert Orvil Parker, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Rupert Orvil Parker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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On behalf of the Frigon family, the Oasis Church family in NC sends their deepest sympathies and prayers of condolences. We are so sorry for your loss
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