Mr. Walter Allen Parker was born September 6, 1951 to the late Mr. William Parker, Sr. and Almeta Parker. He transitioned peacefully into enteral rest on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at his residence.
At an early age, Walter joined Canaan United Methodist Church in Cope, South Carolina. He received his formal education from George Washington Carver School in Cope, SC. He was employed at several places, J. F. Cleckley Paving Company and GreenWood Mills in Orangeburg, SC but ultimately worked the bulk of his years at Roc Lon Industries in Bamberg, SC, where he was dedicated for 33 years. “Walt Lee” was a true lover of his family and friends, his love for football “Cowboy Nation”, music and dancing will forever be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Parker, Sr. and Almeta Parker; three brothers, Herbert Parker, Richard Parker and Johnnie Parker; and one sister, Wilhelmina Cleckley.
Walter leaves to cherish fond memories to his loving wife Janie L. Parker; two sons, Allen (Vichelle) Parker of Orangeburg, SC and Jerrod (Nancy) Parker of Huntsville, AL; two brothers, William (Dorothy) Parker and Nathanial (Sylvia) Parker; and one sister Jimmie Dean (Willie) Rowe; mother-in-law Albertha Boneparte; five sisters-in-law, Carolyn Parker, Willie Mae Parker, Kathleen Boneparte, Loretta Boneparte, and Lorene Manigo; two brothers-in-law, Eugene (Gloria) Boneparte and Harvey (Mattie) Boneparte; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The service will be held as follows:
The viewing will be held on Friday, December 18,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home at 12:00pm until 7:00pm.
A graveside will be held on Saturday, December 19,2020 at Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery, Highway 73, Cope, SC 29038 beginning at 11:00am.
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