Brooks Lee Parker

Brooks Lee Parker

November 14, 2022, 92, Mount Olive –

After having lived a good and enjoyable life of over 92 years, Mr. Brooks Lee Parker, a Mount Olive resident, passed away Monday morning, November 14, 2022.

Mr. Parker was born and raised in Calypso.  A United States Naval veteran, he was employed by the DuPont Company in Kinston from where he retired as maintenance and heavy equipment rigging.  He was a member of Northeast Free Will Baptist Church and was known for his love for the game of golf, and for net-fishing. 

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 16, at 6:00 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, followed by visitation.  Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park in a private setting.  Memorial gifts may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534; or to Northeast Church, c/o Mrs. Jo Brown, 1551 Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.

Friends and family are also being received at the Robbie and Lou Ann Jones residence.

Surviving family include a daughter and son-in-law, Lou Ann and Robbie Jones of Mount Olive; four grandchildren, Anna Matthews and husband, Patrick, of Virginia Beach, Va., Jeremy Jones and wife, Peyton, of Mount Olive, Joshua Bartlett of Davidson, and Evan Bartlett and wife, Rachael, of Augusta, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Ethan, and Collin Bartlett; and several nieces and nephews.

Loved ones awaiting his arrival in the heavenly portals were his beloved wife, Janice Wiggins Parker; their son, Wally Brooks Parker; a daughter, Colette Parker Bartlett; a great-granddaughter, Leah Sapphire Bartlett; his parents, James  Oscar and Kitsy Lee Parker; a sister, Margaret Bowling; and two brothers, Ralph Parker, and James Parker.

Mr. Parker was a good man–in the words of Lou Ann, “He was the best dad ever!”