Mr. Parker was born August 27, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Rev. Lesley and Gladys Gamble Parker Sr. He was a graduated of North High School, and a self employed mechanic. He leaves his mother, children; Ronald Jr., Keith, Perstephanie, and Robert Parker, siblings; Lesley Jr., Timothy (Darlene), and Lisa Parker, 18 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, a best friend/cousin; Robert "Rickey" Bell, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, his wife; the former Yvonne Hurst, children; Christina Hurst and David Parker, and a sister; Patricia Parker Thomas. Friends may call from 11 am to 12 noon on Friday at the funeral home.