Joe Parker passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at the Murray Calloway County Hospital.
Joe was born on Sept. 29, 1921, in New Concord to Hafford Parker and Birdie Dunn Parker.
He was the co-owner and operator of Parker Ford Dealership, the family business for nearly 70 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Murray and a member of the Baraca Sunday school class. He was also a World War II Marine veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Madge Parker; and two brothers, Pat Parker and James W. Parker.
He is survived by sister Dortha Parker Davidson of Madison, Miss.; brother John H. Parker (and wife Judy) of Murray; one sister-in-law, one niece,four nephews and numerous cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.