Paul William Parker

April 21, 1932 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 88)


Paul William Parker, age 88 of Millersburg, Ohio passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at his home surrounded by family, following an extended illness.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 7th at Parker Cemetery, Newton, West Virginia. Friends may call from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio.

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Paul was born April 21, 1932 in Newton, West Virginia and was the son of Kenna and Dora (Keaton) Parker. He was previously married to Alice B. Hanshaw, Phyllis Cruickshanks - Boggs, and Janice Nadine Laflin, all of whom preceded him in death. Paul's current wife is Lydia Starcher Watson and she survives.

Paul worked 31 years at Ohio Injector Company. He was a farmer most of his life and was proud of his Black Angus cattle. Paul grew up in Rogers Fork Baptist Church and recently was attending Welcome Church of Christ. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and he loved his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife Lydia, is a son, Rodney Bruce (Janet) Parker of Copley, Ohio; two step children, Tom (Donna) Watson of Maidsville, West Virginia and Barbie (Philip) Howard of Spencer, West Virginia; six grandchildren, Bryan Paul Parker, Allison Renee (Brian) Ingalls, Lisa Anne Parker, Jessica Marie Parker (fiance, Joe), Jeremy David Parker (fiancee, Kate Trogden) and Olivia Conley; three step grandchildren, Dustin Casto, Brandie Watson and Brian Watson; and six great-grandchildren, Owen Ingalls, Evan Ingalls, Alisha Berry, and Skyler, Cylis, and Ava Fleming. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; former wives, Alice, Phyllis and Janice; two brothers; four sisters; a son, Timothy Allen Parker; and a step grandson, Jarett Watson.

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November 6, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Alexander Funeral Home, Inc
8612 Ohio 39
Millersburg, OH 44654

Graveside Service
November 7, 2020

2:00 PM
Parker Cemetery (Newton, West Virginia)

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