Robert L. Parker of Dexter, son of the late Christian Lafayette and Sarah Lou McConnell Parker, was born on April 27, 1936, in Georgia and passed away at his daughter's home in Dexter, Missouri on January 24, 2018, at the age of 81 years, 8 months and 28 days.
He had lived in St. Louis, Massachusetts and Maine before moving to Dexter in 1990.
On February 23, 1957, he married Verla Mae Macom in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Sarah Lamphier of Dexter, Missouri; three grandchildren, Liana Lamphier of Dexter, Amy Lamphier and Jessica Pearson both of Panama City, Florida; three great grandchildren, Christopher, Thomas and Sarah Christine Pearson all of Panama City, Florida; and one brother, James Parker of Cuthbert, Georgia. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one sister, Margie Brown.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Interment will be in the Missouri Veteran's Cemtery in Bloomfield with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.