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Roy Franklin Parker

Mr. Roy Franklin Parker, 94, of Barnesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022 in Macon surrounded by his family.
Roy was born on Tuesday, August 9, 1927 in Forsyth County, Georgia to the late Willie Parker and Maggie Mae Towe. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years, Rachel Haywood Parker; son, Roy Kenneth Parker; grandson, Rancin Hatcher; brothers, Harold Parker, C.W. Parker, and Willie Parker, Jr. In his early years, you could find Roy on the baseball diamond carrying-on America’s Past-time, and as time marched on, he picked up the game of golf. Roy was also an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish whenever he could. During a time when his country needed him, Roy enlisted in the United States Navy, and fought in World War II. After returning home, Roy went to work for Carter’s Mill in Barnesville where he served for over 40 years. He was also a loyal member to the Barnesville chapter of the American Legion. Roy will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great grandfather.
Roy is survived by his son, Cary Parker (Alice); grandchildren, Greg Parker (Tasha), and Cindy Skinner Hatcher; great grandchildren, Kayse Skinner, Nicholas Parker, Brooke Parker, and Harmony Elliott; great-great grandchild, Kamden Adams; and a host of extended family also survive. The family would like to recognize Christy Watts and Tomeshya Jones for their tremendous care of Mr. Parker during his later days. The family would also like to remember the staff at Heartland Hospice for their great compassion and care for Mr. Roy.
A graveside service for Mr. Roy Franklin Parker will be held on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Greenwood Cemetery with Reverend David Dawson officiating. The family will greet friends and loved ones from 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM at Williams-Westbury Funeral Home prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted, or the family suggests that donations be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
To make an online condolence, please visit Williams-
Westbury Funeral Home, 526 College Drive, Barnesville, is proudly serving the Parker Family.

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