Robert “Bobby” T. Parker, 78, of Millsboro, Del., passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del.
He was born in Lewes on Sept. 30, 1940, son of the late Walter B. Parker and the late Alice (Downs) Parker. He was a carpenter for many years. After his retirement, Parker spent many hours fishing and making fishing lures. He was also a talented woodworker and will be remembered for his great sense of humor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Schroeder Wells and her husband, Ira Wells. Parker is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Katie (Wockenfuss) Parker; a son, Bart Parker and his wife, Susan, of Millsboro; a granddaughter, Whitney Morgan Parker; a stepson, Troy Truitt and his wife, Heather, of Millsboro; two step-grandchildren, Tori and Chase Banning; a sister-in-law, Betsy Spence of Michigan; and five “grand-dogs,” Chester, Beau, Cooper, Riley and Jake.
A visitation was held May 1, 2019, with funeral service on May 2, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Millsboro, Del. Interment followed at Millsboro Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.