Calvin Parker

Calvin Parker

Mr. Calvin DeLacey Parker, affectionately known as “Cowboy”, was born on September 14, 1951 in Oxford, NC to the late Mildred and Joseph Parker. He departed this life on October 10, 2019 in Durham, NC. The Parkers moved to New York as a young family and remained there for several years. Cowboy received his education in NY and there, he also joined the Air Force. Later he returned to NC and met the late Eleanor ‘Elle’ Whitted Parker and her son Brian Whitted, from this union, two daughters were born. In 1987, he married Janice Crump Parker and her son Edward Crump. He retired from the Durham VA where he worked as a Medical Supply Tech for over 20 years. Cowboy was an active member of Shepherd Memorial Lodge #840. Lacey/Cowboy was predeceased by two brothers Lawrence Parker and Ellis "Dickey" Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Janice C. Parker; two daughters, Quita Parker and Alexis Parker; one brother, Otis R. Chavis(Margaret); one sister, Mildred Annette Parker; two grandchildren, Keaton Parker and Kellise Parker; nieces, Azeree Whitaker(Morial), Brittney Black, Cassandra Parker, Tiffany Parker, Octavia Parker and Akila McDonald; nephews, Micah Andrews, Franklyn Andrews, Jordan DeLacey Andrews, Kelly Chavis, Jerel Chavis, Derrick Parker and Jamal McDonald(Vanessa); special family members from Kentucky and New York and a host of relatives and friends.
September 14, 1951 - October 10, 201909/14/195110/10/2019
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Mr. Calvin DeLacey Parker, affectionately known as “Cowboy”, was born on September 14, 1951 in Oxford, NC to the late Mildred and Joseph Parker. He departed this life on October 10, 2019 in Durham, NC. The Parkers moved to New York as a young family and remained there for several years. Cowboy received his education in NY and there, he also joined the Air Force. Later he returned to NC and met the late Eleanor ‘Elle’ Whitted Parker and her son Brian Whitted, from this union, two daughte...

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