Mr. Hal Tayloe Parker
Published 12:59 am Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Mr. Hal Tayloe Parker, age 50, a resident of 902 McCotters Marina Road, Washington, died Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Beaufort County Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Washington, conducted by Tony Krantz. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington.
The following will serve as active pallbearers: Scott Moore, Neil Woolard, Jim Linson, Phillip Trueblood, Linwood Ambrose, and Andy Beacham.
Honorary pallbearers will be Allen ONeal, Joe Wayne Moore, Frankie Godley, Aubrey Moore and Mitch Moore.
Mr. Parker was born in Beaufort County on August 6, 1960. He was the son of Cheshire Josephus C.J. Parker and the late Hazel Wells Parker. Mr. Parker graduated in 1978 from Washington High School. He was a former produce manager at Big Star Grocery and commercial fisherman. Currently, he was assistant Dock Master at the Washington Yacht and Country Club.
Mr. Parker loved hunting, fishing and watching his son play baseball. He was a former member of the Mill Dam Hunting Club. Known as Coach Hal by many kids, Mr. Parker coached baseball and soccer for many years. He was a great father, husband, son and brother.
On September 7, 1986, Mr. Parker married the former Emily Johnson, who survives.
Surviving with his wife are his son, Austin Tayloe Parker of the home; his father, Cheshire Josephus C.J. Parker of Washington; four brothers and their families, Buddy Parker and wife, Pam, of Oxford, their daughters, Kelley and Kimberly and her husband, Antoine Bailliard, and Pams daughters, Jenna Guerrero and her husband, Mike and their son, Michael and son Chris St. Clair; Alton Parker and his wife, Audree of Bath, George Parker of Washington; Roy Parker and wife, Missy of Washington and their children, Blake and Graham; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Virginia and Billy Cooper of Washington; two brothers-in-law, Robbie Johnson and wife, Dana of Arkansas and their children, Christiana Littell, Casey Johnson, and Delaine Johnson, Michael Moore of Blounts Creek; and two sisters-in-law, Lisa and Leo Bargelt of Washington and their daughter, Lindsey and their son, Logan and Tammie Johnson of Washington and her daughter, Olivia Arriaga.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at the home of his father, C.J. Parker, 926 McCotters Marina Road, Washington.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Hal Parker Memorial Fund to benefit Austin Tayloe Parker. Checks should be made payable to the Hal Tayloe Parker Memorial Fund and mailed to First Citizens Bank, 1411 Carolina Avenue, Washington, N.C., 27889.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Parker family.