Canton – Lawrence Parker, age 96, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.
He was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and was born December 22, 1918 to the late John Parker and the late Laura Green Parker. He was one of fourteen children, who all preceded him in death. Lawrence was a farmer, enjoyed being outdoors and loved to hunt and fish.
He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Officiating will be Reverend J. T. Lambert and Dallas James. Burial will follow at Center Pigeon Cemetery.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Parker family.