Rev. John Paul Parker Sr., age 86, of LaFayette went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 05, 2019.
Rev. Parker was born in 1933 to the late Logan Lee Parker and Eunice Johnson Parker. He married the love of his life, the late Edith Mae King Parker on June 03, 1960. Rev. Parker pastored the people of Chattooga and Walker county area from the age of 16 for a period of 60 years.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John Paul Parker, Jr. and Judy; granddaughter, Jennifer (Rodney) Simpson; great grandchild, Tori Athena Brooks; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 07, 2019 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Randy Avans officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service after 1 p.m.
Burial will be private at the LaFayette Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be his nephews, Kenneth Parker, Don Treadaway, Danny Houston, Charles Bomar, Dexter Parker, Ed Parker, Melvin Parker, Tommy Pledger, Steve Pledger, and Doug Colbert.
Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.