William J. Parker, 65, of Defiance, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Laurels of Defiance, where he had been a resident.
Bill was born April 5, 1947, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of the late Joseph and Sophia (Rosebrock) Parker. He had been employed at Allied Moulded Company in Bryan.
Surviving are his two brothers, Julius Parker of Sherwood and Ronald Parker of Paulding; and one sister, Susie (Steven) Klein of Auburn, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Perry, Charles and James Parker.
Visitation for William J. Parker will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm Street, Sherwood, where funeral services will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Kevin Doseck officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Laurels of Defiance's patient activity fund, 1701 South Jefferson Avenue, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.