July 9, 1954 – June 29, 2010
Reg Parker, beloved husband of Elizabeth (Liz), passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at the age of 55 years.
Reg was born to Suzette and Preston Parker in Lac La Biche, AB and was raised in the community of Rich Lake. He moved to Edmonton and then on to Sherwood Park where he began a long career in Real Estate. In 1996 Reg and his family relocated to Cochrane where he continued as a Real Estate Broker and opened his own Real Estate Company. Reg was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time with friends and family camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, skiing and snowmobiling or just sitting by the fire. Reg will be remembered for his sense of humour, commitment to community organizations, straightforward guileless attitude, and devotion to his family.
Besides his loving wife Liz, Reg is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Michelle and her husband Gregg Wright of Kamloops and Ashley Parker of Cochrane, AB; granddaughter Alexis; his mom Suzette Parker; brother and sister-in-law Lloyd and Deana of Rochester, AB; and sister and brother-in-law Sheila and Jordan Johnston of Fort McMurray, AB. He was predeceased by his father Preston and son Leigh in 1983. He will also be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews, friends and extended family.
Funeral Services will be held at Cochrane RancheHouse (101 RancheHouse Road, Cochrane, AB) on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Cochrane Cemetery. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. . If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Cochrane Lions Club (P.O. Box 640, Cochrane AB T4C 1A8 Telephone: 403-932-2977). A special thank you to Shelly and Lorna from Unit 111 at the Foothills Medical Center for the compassion and care shown to our family.
In living memory of Reg Parker, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.Print This Obituary & Condolences