LeRoy G Parker

July 29, 1923May 19, 2013

Born on July 29, 1923 in Grand Ledge, the son of the late Kenneth and Dorothy (Cole) Parker, passed away May 19, 2013 at the age of 89. He traveled the world while serving in the US Navy Armed Guard during World War II, and returned to a lifelong residency in Lansing. LeRoy retired from the US Postal Service in 1981 after many years of service. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, camping and hunting, and volunteered countless hours for the American Red Cross, including his personal donation of over 23 gallons of blood. He is survived by sons Terry, Bruce (Vicki), daughters Marsha (Tom) Stackert, Shelley Jeffrey, and Tracy Parker; as well as their mother Judith (Hocking) Parker, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Leslie Wilson in January 2013, as well as his parents, brothers Richard and Russell, and sister Geraldine Hartig. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 South Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813 where he spent his final days; or, by giving the gift of blood in memory of LeRoy at an American Red Cross Center. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 23, 2013

LeRoy G Parker

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Annette Garland

May 23, 2013

Shelley, I so wish I could be there for you. With you in spirit. You are so much on my mind. Love,hugs,and prayers.

jill kauss

May 23, 2013

I always enjoyed spending holidays and birthday parties with grandpa Leroy always enjoyed his company,. He was a great american, a great volunteer and a wonderful person. I always considered him part of my family. I know he will be sadly missed. I am sorry that I can't be there tomorrow. You will be in my thoughts and prayers as you say your last good bye.

Susan Frenette Watson

May 23, 2013

We may not be there for your service tomorrow; however have been and will be thinking of you; and you will be in our prayers

Brian Hocking

May 23, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Roy's family in your time of loss.

Jennifer Montalbano

May 23, 2013

You will be forever loved and missed. Always in my heart. I love you.

May 22, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with memories of the time you spent together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Bill Hocking
Mike and Laurie Hocking

Art Hartig

May 22, 2013

I have a lot of pleasant memories of Roy. When I was growing up as small boy 10 yrs. younger than Roy, he would take me to the drugstore and buy me ice cream cones. Also, many pleasant memories of him in my adult life.

May 22, 2013

You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Patrice, Bob & Anneliese