Eugene L. Parker, 87

Eugene L. Parker, 87

STAUNTON (July 10, 2018) – Eugene L. Parker, 87, of Staunton passed away at 2:09 p.m., Sunday, July 1, 2018, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 23, 1930, in Coshoma County, Miss. He married Phyllis Boyd; she preceded him in death.

Mr. Parker served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. He was a retired operating engineer for Local 150 of Countryside and a lifetime member of VFW Post 1241 of Staunton and the Disabled American Veterans.

Surviving are two daughters, Glenda Vasak of Bartlett and Jacalyn Parker of Staunton; a son, Douglas (Acacia) Goff of Marlenville, Pa.; five grandchildren, Robert Neal Parker of Staunton, Kristy (Dennis) Schar, Robert (Amanda) Vasak, Danny (Nicole) Vasak III and Nicholas Goff; and a brother, Gerald (Juanita) Cooper.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Bob Vasak.

Visitation was held from 2 p.m. until services at 5 p.m., Friday, July 6, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, with Fr. George Radosevich officiating.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Folds of Honor.

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