Donald Eugene Parker
March 5, 1973 – October 27, 2018
Donald Eugene Parker, age 45 of Smyrna, Tennessee, passed away at his place on the water. Donald was the son of Gail Tallman and Edward Eugene Parker. He is survived by his wife, Tonya Parker; sons, Donald Parker, Brandon Parker and Christopher Parker; mother, Gail Gannon Tallman; stepfather, Jim Tallman; sister, Marcie Davenport; brothers, Will Parker and Reed Curtis; soulmate, Linda Hyatt; and grandchild, Emerie Parker. He was preceded in death by his brother, Clint Parker and father Edward Parker. Services to Celebrate Donald will be at Six O’clock the evening of Friday, November 2, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Joe Coleman officiating. Donald loved the outdoors. He was especially happy spending time fishing or just on his boat. He worked much of his life as a flooring installer and one of the founders of Parker Floors the family business. In lieu of customary floral tributes, memorials may be given to The Wounded Warrior Project. Friends are cordially invited to visitation on Thursday evening from Four O’clock till Eight O’clock and Friday afternoon from Four O’clock till the service begins at Six O’clock. Roselawn Funeral Home, 5350 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, 615-893-2742.
- Gathering of Family and Friends Thursday, November 1, 2018
- Gathering of Family and Friends Friday, November 2, 2018
- Service to Celebrate Friday, November 2, 2018
Donald Eugene Parker
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November 2, 2018
You have given me three great sons THANK YOU REST IN PEACE we well always LOVE YOU
November 1, 2018
Rest In Peace Donnie, my condelence to your family. I no Donnie is at peace now with The Lord, he fought here on earth with a lot of things that we have no clue of only him and The Lord knows what they are, I myself question why? n such a early age, but then I believe in Gods word n there he says for I only no the future what lies ahead n I have to believe that God has taken Donnie home where piece is surrounded him and he’s rejoicing with The Lord, Donnie Loved his kids he talked about them all the time a big huge smile would be on his face when he was saying something about them ! Last Sunday when I left to go back home I didn’t no that was gonna be the last day I would see his smiling face again , I hugged him and drove away my daughter n I talked about how sweet it was for him to buy our lunch that day. I’m so thankful that I took the time to have lunch with him and my mother that day cause I was n a hurry to get home before dark, had I known that was gonna be the last time I would see him maybe I would have stayed longer and talked with Donnie more, I guess what I’m trying to say here is take time for people in your life don’t take for granted that they will always be here, leave people with the big huge smile Donnie wore when he was talking to u! Donnie we will see u again my brother in heaven shine on with that Big Smile n Heaven!!!