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October 4, 2007

(4/27/1935 10/1/2007)

David Dwight Parker, 72, of Columbia, MO, passed away October 1, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.

Services will be held at a later date.

He was born April 27, 1935, in Westfield, IL to John William Austin and Martha Alice Ledbetter Parker. He married Marilyn J. Henderson and she survives. David was a Columbia, MO area painting contractor for many years.

Other survivors include: three sons, William Martin Parker and Robert Lynn Parker, both of Columbia, MO and James David Parker of Memphis, MO; a daughter, Valerie Jean Ludwick of Milton, IA; three sisters, Vera Jezek, Linda Dhamers and Jane Hise, all of Illinois; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, a sister; and an infant son, Adam.

Parker Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.

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