William Parker Jr.

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 22, 2009

William H. Parker Jr.
VIRGINIA BEACH—Dr. William H. Parker Jr., died May 14, 2009, at his home place in Waverly.
He was a graduate of Central High School, Sussex.
He also received his bachelor of science from St. Paul’s College, master of science in education from Old Dominion University, doctor of education from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, and master of divinity from Virginia Union University.
He was associate professor at Norfolk State University; interim pastor at Pembroke Manor U.C.C. Dr. Parker was also affiliated with his home church, Mt. Moriah U.C.C. Homeville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William H. Parker Sr. and Merited Parker.
Survivors include four sisters, one brother, one uncle, his adopted parents, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A service will be held at noon Saturday at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Petersburg; the Rev. Jeffrey Reaves, pastor, and the Rev. Shelton Smith, pastor of Mt. Moriah U.C.C., eulogizing.
A wake service will be from 7 to 8 on today at Peace-Bland Funeral Home, 237 Railroad Ave., Waverly.
Family and friends are asked to ask to assemble at 11 a.m. at Peace-Bland Funeral Home on the day of service.
The family can be contacted at (804) 834-3407.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Peace-Bland Funeral Home, Waverly.
Please send online condolences to www.blandenterprisesinc.com.