Richard Amos Parker III, went to be with the Lord Sunday, December 11, 2022. He was born in High Point, NC, and lived there for most of his life until 2010 when he moved to TN to be near his grandchildren. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved being with family, friends and neighbors. Richard loved the mountains and being close to home. He was a former runner, walker and golfer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Evelyn Current Parker; sister, Peggy Hinkle; and brother, William Barry Parker.
Richard is survived by his wife, Marie Parker; daughter, Jennifer Price and husband, Brad Price; grandchildren, Taylor Price and Austin Price; sister, Jackie Allen; cousin, Janice Kruer; nieces Vicki Motsinger, Sylena Allen and husband, Rick Hall; nephews, Keith Allen and wife, Paulette, Mark Allen, Jonathan Hinkle and Timothy Smith. Also surviving are several cousins, and dear neighbors including Scott, Julie, Madi, and Will Holstein and David and Trish Peaks.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on December 21, 2022 at Marvin’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 1882 Old Boones Creek Road, Johnson City, TN.