PARKER obit photoIt is with great sadness we announce the passing of Rick “Mugsy” Parker Jr. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice while surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend for 22 years of Tracey Parker (nee Maness). Loving father of Amanda and step-father of the late Trevor Maness. Cherished grandfather of Shelby, Lorrisa and Darien. Dear brother of Andrea (Lonnie) Squires of Morgantown, West Virginia, Penny (Donnie) Hayward of Sarnia, and Lil sis Holly Parker (Victor Lair) of Sarnia. Loved and missed by many nieces and nephews, and his brothers and sisters-in-law and his many friends and co-workers at Entropex. Rick is predeceased by his parents Richard Sr. and Betty Parker and his brother Kevin Parker. The family wishes to thank Dr. Maddison and his team at St. Joseph’s Hospice and convey their love and respect for the wonderful treatment they gave Parker and the entire family during his stay. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The St. Joseph’s Hospice – www.stjosephshospice.ca/ would be greatly appreciated by the family. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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