Hugh Jackson Parker, 64, a resident of Cleveland, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in a Knoxville hospital.
He was of the Baptist faith. His favorite hobby was woodworking and building special memories.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Nira Parker; and brothers: Don, Ken, Ray and Chester Parker.
Left to cherish the beautiful memories that he leaves behind will be his wife of 45 years, Sue Parker of Cleveland; daughter, Leanne Shean and husband, Craig, of Cleveland; two loving grandchildren: Megan (Lefty) and Madison (Clyde) Shean; siblings: Shelia and husband, David Beard, of Georgia, Sharon Pierson of Alabama, Jeff and wife, Katie Parker, of Florida, Vernon and wife, Melinda Parker, of Georgia and Lee Parker of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews, extended family members and many wonderful friends.
A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Jerry Clark officiating. Tim Kabilus, Jon Clayton, David Long, Chuck Johnson, Jan McCowan and Corey Grubbs will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are David Beard, Gracen Johnson, (little buddy) Andrew Johnson and Jessica Grubbs.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, prior to the graveside service, at Grissom-Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Parker family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.
Mark S. Grissom is funeral director.