TULLAHOMA – A graveside service for Mr. Billy Walter Parker, age 87, of Tullahoma, Tennessee will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday October 17, 2020 at Lynchburg City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Tennessee with Minister Matthew Miller officiating. Mr. Parker passed away peacefully on October 13, 2020 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.
Mr. Parker was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee and graduated Tullahoma high school in 1951. After high school he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean war. After serving our country he attended Vanderbilt University and earned a B.S. electrical engineering degree in 1960. He then had a long career with Western Electric in Illinois. He retired in 1995 and returned to Tullahoma. He was a member of the Highland Hills Church of Christ in Tullahoma.
Mr. Parker enjoyed playing golf, keeping up with the latest technology, photography and he was an avid Vandy fan. He attended many horse shows to support his granddaughters, and thoroughly enjoyed visits with his great grandchildren and sharing their photos.
He was a loving and generous husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many and will be greatly missed.
Mr. Parker is survived by his wife, Joyce Robertson Parker, son Gary Dale Parker, brother Joe Parker (Gladys), step-son Brent Robertson (Denise), grandson Gary F. Parker (Katie), granddaughter Stephanie Parker, step granddaughters BreAnne & Bridget Robertson, nephews Greg (Joan) Parker & Jeff (Kristine) Parker and two great grandchildren.