Carl David Parker
27 August 1938 - 29 September 2007
19 October 1937 - no date
wed 5 August 1978
Carl David Parker
August 27, 1938 - September 29, 2007
Sherman- A funeral mass for Carl David Parker will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, October 3 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Father Francisco Orozco will officiate with members of the Knights of Columbus serving as pallbearers. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home.
Mr. Parker passed away Saturday, September 29 at Texoma Medical Center at the age of 69.
Carl was born on August 27, 1938 in Clarksville, Arkansas to the late Carl F. and Helen (Williamson) Parker. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. Carl earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hastings College and a Masters in Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State in Durant. Teaching was Carl's passion in life. He spent 27 years teaching English in Middle and High School in Oklahoma. He also taught part-time at North Central Texas College, Grayson County Community College, and Murray State College. He also served as a substitute teacher at Pottsboro, S&S, Tom Bean and Sherman schools. Mr. Parker was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Carl is survived by his wife Rosemarie of Sherman; one son Chris Parker of Sherman; one sister, Mary Alice Dobesh of Ft. Worth; one grandchild, Kelsey Lux of Pottsboro; one sister-in-law, Dori Towne-Fleck of Sherman; and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A rosary will be said at 6:30 pm Tuesday, October 2 at Waldo Funeral Home, The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 pm following the rosary.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Building Fund at 727 S. Travis, Sherman, TX 75090
St. Mary's Cemetery
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