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Lawrence Alton Parker

March 22, 1940 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 80)


Lawrence “Larry” Alton Parker, age 80, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his home following a battle with cancer. 

Born in Georgia, raised in Florida, Larry lived in Hawaii until his retirement in 2007.  After retiring to Hickory, NC, Larry enjoyed gardening and served as a Master Gardener for the City of Hickory. He was an avid card player and nationally ranked cribbage player.

Survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol, his daughters Karen and Dian, Eugene and three grandchildren, Chris, Jett, and Leila.  

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to  Carolina Caring (Hospice) or your favorite charity.

Please sign the online guestbook at The Parker family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

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