BENSON — Mr. Michael Gilbert Parker, age 65, of Dogeye Road, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Memorial services will be noon Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton Grove.
Mr. Parker was born on Oct. 26, 1954, in Johnston County to the late Bobby Gilbert Parker. He was self-employed with NASCAR.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Kim Lee Parker; stepfather and mother, Walter and Jackie Blackmon Carey of Benson; sister, Lynn C. Stewart and husband Tommy of Hampstead; special nephew, Parker Strickland of Hampstead; stepbrother, Charles B. Carey of St. Louis, Missouri; stepsister, Stephanie Van Dresar of La Grange, Texas; brother-in-law, Chris Lee and fiancé, Mandy Bragg of Goldsboro; sister-in-law, Jerri Jones of Goldsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
In accordance with the current NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash and wear a face covering. A mask is mandated for those in attendance for the memorial service on Saturday.
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson.