Thomas E. Parker

May 15, 1936 - October 19, 2018

05/15/1936 - 10/19/2018

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday October 23, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Visitation
Tuesday October 23, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday October 24, 2018
Parkview Memorial GardensCemetery
Wheeling, WV 26003
Directions
Service
Wednesday October 24, 2018
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Thomas E. Parker, 82, of Shadyside, OH died Friday, October 19, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born May 15, 1936 in Centerville, OH a son of the late William H. and Lenora Foreman Parker.

Tom was a retired employee of Knights Manufacturing, Shadyside, a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church serving as a Lay Speaker and Lay Leader and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Billy and Robert Parker; sisters, Lydia Wallace, Bernice Beck, Maxine Moore and Rosalee Parker.

Surviving are his loving wife of 63 years, Nellie Bongiorno Parker; two daughters, Elaine (William) Hess and Lucinda Parker all of Shadyside; five granddaughters, Suzanne (Ronnie) Morris, Bethany Ault, Megan Ault, Emily Ault and Lindsay Hess.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, OH.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11 am with Speaker Roger Tipton officiating. Entombment will follow in Park View Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Wheeling, with full Military Honors being conducted by the Belmont County Veterans Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spirit of 76 Fire Department or American Cancer Society by going to “TMCFunding.com”

Share your thoughts and memories of Tom with his family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com

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David Haberman
4 years ago

I express my condolences to Nellie, Luci and Elaine for your tremendous loss. Tom’s actions as a Husband and Father were outstanding, and reflect greatly on his character, his family and the US Air Force.

Cheryl J Skinner, Belmont County Military Museum
4 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Thomas E. Parker, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, Thomas E. Parker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Judi McGarry
4 years ago

Nellie & Elaine & family, My sincere sympathy & prayers for you at this great loss~~Tom was a great Godly man & the world will miss him~~as you surely will! We will see him in heaven! May God grant you peace at this sad time! Love, Judi McGarry