The funeral service for Dennis Michael Parker, age 64 of Ashland, will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Bro. Richie Farrow and Bro. Terry Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Ashland City Cemetery.
Mr. Parker passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019. A native of Alabama, he had lived most of his life in Calhoun County and Clay County, and was a graduate of Walter Wellborn High School, Class of 1972. Mr. Parker was a forklift operator and truck driver for SL Alabama Autoparts Manufacturing and enjoyed karaoke, wrestling, Alabama football and watching “Moonshiners” on TV.
He is survived by two brothers: Alan Parker (Patricia) of Converse, TX and Gary “Hero” Parker (Mary Ann) of Ashland; one niece, Ramsey Parker; three nephews: Eric Parker, Chris Parker and Shane Parker; two aunts: Barbara Ann Miller (Bill) of Plainfield, NJ and Dot Curvin of Oxford; one uncle, Terry Eugene Parker (Jane) of Oxford plus a large extended family and many friends.
Mr. Parker was preceded in death by his parents: James Travis Parker and Hassie Lee Waldrop Parker Humphries and one sister, Donna Wesley.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Bailey, Chris Green, Greg Smith, Kris Herron, Harold Saxon and Jeremy “Jap” Griffin.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland.
Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland in charge of arrangements.