Frank W. Parker, 84, of Cary, N.C., died peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on February 27th 2023. He was born in Raleigh, NC, the son of Charles Jackson Parker Jr and Ann Virginia Parker
He graduated from The Citadel, in Charleston, SC in 1960. Following graduation he served 26 years in the US army. He was station at numerous Posts, among his favorites were Germany, West Point, Hawaii and Fort Carson Colorado.
He married Rosemary Byrne in 1960 and were the proud parents of one son Michael Parker.
In 1981 he married Colleen Pilgrim and they had 2 daughters, Jaime Parker and Chelsea Parker Bibeault
Frank loved to travel, loved history and was devoted to his family. After his military service he obtained an MBA and became a Certified financial planner until his retirement in 2001. Frank was a gracious host and loved entertaining. He was kind and always had a big smile and twinkle in his eye.
He is predeceased by his parents, and a sister Ann Virginia Danbury. He is survived by his wife Colleen and three children, his daughter in law Carrie Parker and four grandchildren Jaxon, Rosemary, Abigail Parker and Denver Bibeault