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Christy Summers

Fred J. Parker

Fred J. Parker, 83, passed away January 6, 2019 in the Barnsdall Nursing Home.

Fred was born in Avant, Oklahoma on March 10, 1935. He was the youngest son of Dewey and Lucy (Letterman) Parker. The family then moved to Barnsdall where he was raised.

He met and married Edith M. Hunt on June 30, 1955. There were three children from this marriage, Terry Parker of Houston, Texas, Richard (Rick) Parker and Vicky Lynn Cooper of Barnsdall. Edith passed away September 13, 1981. Vicky passed away on July 2, 2006.

Fred served for 20 years as a police officer and Chief of Police for the city of Barnsdall Police Department.

Fred is survived by his wife Doris, whom he met and married May 4, 1994; Terry Parker and wife Lori of Houston, Texas, Rick Parker and wife Marla of Barnsdall; five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:00 am at Ethel Reese Cemetery.

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