OBITUARY

Richard Parker

January 23, 1947March 28, 2021

Richard Parker passed away peacefully at his home in Amite, LA. on Sunday March 28, 2021 at the age of 74. He was a native of St. Bernard Parish, LA, and a resident of Amite, LA since Hurricane Katrina. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Deichmann Parker and loving father of Ricci Parker Moody(Timothy Joseph.) Mr. Parker was survived by the apple of his eyes, his Granddaughter, Riley Payton Parker. He was also the “GrandPUP” to his favorite companion “Trump Gates Parker.” He was the Brother-in-law of Helen D. Gagliano(Michael), Ruthie D. Conrad(Joey) and Cher D. Schmitt(Davey). He was the Popa to Stephanie Moore Bradbury(Ricky) and Paw-Paw Popa to Samantha Brooklyn Bradbury. Mr. Parker was preceded in death by his parents, Rita Savoca Parker and Alonzo “Jack” Parker and his grandparents Katie Manno Savoca and Joseph Savoca. He was the son-in-law of the late Betty and Clarence Diechmann. Mr. Parker was a retired Captain from the St. Bernard Fire Department and a Navy Vietnam War Veteran. Family and friends are invited to attend a Catholic Service on Thursday April 1, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Anselm Catholic Church, 306 St. Mary St, Madisonville, LA. 70447 with visitation from 9:30am until service time. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, 2280 W. 21st Ave. Covington, Louisiana 70433. Rabenhorst Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (225)383-6831.

  • FAMILY

  • Elizabeth Deichmann Parker, Wife
  • Ricci Parker Moody (Timothy Joseph), Daughter
  • Riley Payton Parker, Granddaughter
  • Helen D. Gagliano (Michael), Sister-In-Law
  • Rita Savoca Parker and Alonzo "Jack" Parker, Parents (deceased)
  • Katie Manno Savoca and Joseph Savoca, Grandparents (deceased)
  • Betty and Clarence Diechmann, Parents-In-Law (deceased)
  • He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Deichmann Parker and loving father of Ricci Parker Moody(Timothy Joseph.) Mr. Parker was survived by the apple of his eyes, his Granddaughter, Riley Payton Parker. He was also the “GrandPUP” to his favorite companion “Trump Gates Parker.” He was the Brother-in-law of Helen D. Gagliano(Michael), Ruthie D. Conrad(Joey) and Cher D. Schmitt(Davey). He was the Popa to Stephanie Moore Bradbury(Ricky) and Paw-Paw Popa to Samantha Brooklyn Bradbury. Mr. Parker was preceded in death by his parents, Rita Savoca Parker and Alonzo “Jack” Parker and his grandparents Katie Manno Savoca and Joseph Savoca. He was the son-in-law of the late Betty and Clarence Diechmann.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

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Dale Catalinotto

April 2, 2021

So deeply sorry for your loss. You guys were my first friends that were married and role models for marriage. He loved you so much. Wish I had found this sooner than this morning. I would have been there yesterday to hug you and support you. My prayers are with you and your family.

Tony and Ginger Conrad

March 30, 2021

Liz and family - we are so sorry to hear Richard had passed away. Our prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. We will not be able to attend the service but send our love to everyone. From Tony and Ginger Conrad

Debbie Lansou

March 30, 2021

Liz Ricci and Riley so sorry to hear such sad news He will be missed May he RIP Our joke Richard and I had for a long time Quack Quack !!!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼Aunt Debbie Lansou

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