St. Mary's Catholic
Carl David Parker
His obituary at the bottom of this page
Carl David & Rosemarie Parker
Wed Aug 5, 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. The online register can be signed at waldofuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Building Fund at 727 S. Travis,
Sherman, TX 75090
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