Daniel J. Parker
Mr. Daniel Joseph Parker, age 64 of Canon, Ga., went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 4, 2017 at his home.
He was born on November 6, 1952 in Thomasville, Ga., to the late Dudley Wayne Parker and Ruth Pilard Parker. Dan received a juris doctorate degree from the University of Georgia and was owner of Daniel J. Parker Law Offices. He was of the baptist faith and attended Cross Roads Baptist Church. He was past president of Hartwell Optimist Club, long time supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Toys for Tots and he enjoyed playing Santa each year to brighten the lives of local children. He was a proud member of "Clan McBubba"
He is survived by; his wife, Linda Cobb Parker of the home, children, Ron S. Parker, Temple, TX and Sarah Parker of West Hartford, CT step-children, Joni Powell of Royston, Ga., Brian Byers of Hartwell, Ga., and Brannon and Sarah Byrum of Hartwell, Ga., sister, Barbara Parker Corbitt of Haihira, Ga., and brother, David Parker of Edmond, OK, special cousins, Beth and Marty Merritt of Tifton, Ga., Sara Beth Merritt of Decatur, Ga., and Holly Goodman of Decatur, Ga. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren, and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services celebrating Dan's life will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at One o'clock p.m. from the Sanctuary of Cross Roads Baptist Church. Rev. Sean Payne, Pastor Josh Rathel and Rev. Eddie Thornton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
The body is at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. At other times the family will be at the home.
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