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Dr. Harry L. Parker III

January 6, 1953 November 22, 2019
Dr. Harry L. Parker III
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Obituary for Dr. Harry L. Parker III

Dr. Harry L. Parker III, age 66, of Elmwood Park, formerly of Oak Park; beloved husband of Linda, loving father Steven (Molly Emerman) Parker, Rachel (Ryan) Farrell and Katherine Parker; cherished grandpa of Eliot Parker and Kayla and Rhys Farrell; dear brother of Suzanne Johnson and Kay (Mac) Danforth; dear uncle, cousin and friend of many. Dr. Parker was Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Oak Park from 1990 to 2018, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Crafton in Pittsburgh, PA from 1983 to 1990 and Pastor of First Baptist Church of Sheboygan, in Sheboygan, WI from 1979 to 1983. He graduated from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI in 1975 and received his Master’s degree in Divinity in 1979 from Northern Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL and received his doctorate in divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1988. For the past 20 years he has served as an adjunct professor at Northern Theological Seminary. Visitation 2 to 8 pm Tuesday November 26 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park and Wednesday November 27 10 am until time of Service 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Oak Park, 820 Ontario, Oak Park. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to: First Baptist Church of Oak Park or Next Year in Jerusalem Scholarship Fund at Northern Theological Seminary, 410 Warrenville Rd., #300, Lisle, IL 60532


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Visitation

Tuesday

26

Nov

2:00 PM 11/26/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Nov

10:00 AM 11/27/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Oak Park

820 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

First Baptist Church of Oak Park
820 Ontario Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

27

Nov

11:00 AM 11/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Oak Park

820 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

First Baptist Church of Oak Park
820 Ontario Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Northern Theological Seminary

410 Warrenville Rd., #300
Lisle, IL 60532
Next Year in Jerusalem Scholarship Fund

First Baptist Church of Oak Park

820 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
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