A funeral service to celebrate the life of Boyd “Pop” Eugene Parker, Sr. 92, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM today, April 15, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Burial will follow in Sandy Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 PM, prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Boyd’s memory to Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.
Boyd “Pop” Eugene Parker, Sr., widower of Jean Painter Parker, died Sunday, April 12, 2015. He was born in Cassatt, SC, the son of the late Lizzie Watkins Parker and William Jonas Parker. Boyd was in the US Army and a member of Sandy Grove United Methodist Church in Bethune, SC. He was a big fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Gamecocks, Richard Petty, and the Atlanta Braves.
Boyd is survived by his sons, Boyd Parker, Jr. and Paul Parker; daughter, Ruth Parker; grandchildren, Boyd Parker III (Susan) and Paul Bryant Parker (Samantha); great-grandchildren, Charleston Grace Parker and Paul Bryant Parker, Jr.; and he was expecting another great-grandchild, Boyd Parker IV.
Besides his wife and parents, Boyd was predeceased by 12 brothers and sisters.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Parker family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.